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WASHINGTON, DC - FEBRUARY 7:  (AFP OUT) Jared Kushner, senior White House adviser, listens during a county sheriff listening session with U.S. President Donald Trump, not pictured, in the Roosevelt Room of the White House on February 7, 2017 in Washington, DC. The Trump administration will return to court Tuesday to argue it has broad authority over national security and to demand reinstatement of a travel ban on seven Muslim-majority countries that stranded refugees and triggered protests. (Photo by Andrew Harrer - Pool/Getty Images)
WASHINGTON, DC - FEBRUARY 7:  (AFP OUT) Jared Kushner, senior White House adviser, listens during a county sheriff listening session with U.S. President Donald Trump, not pictured, in the Roosevelt Room of the White House on February 7, 2017 in Washington, DC. The Trump administration will return to court Tuesday to argue it has broad authority over national security and to demand reinstatement of a travel ban on seven Muslim-majority countries that stranded refugees and triggered protests. (Photo by Andrew Harrer - Pool/Getty Images)

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Report: Kushner wanted channel to Kremlin

Jared Kushner and Russia's ambassador to the US Sergey Kislyak discussed setting up a secret communications channel between the Kremlin and the Trump transition team, according to a report by the Washington Post. The channel was intended for US and Russian officials to "discuss Syria and other security issues," The New York Times reported, citing three people with knowledge of the discussion.

Report: Kushner wanted channel to Kremlin

Jared Kushner and Russia's ambassador to the US Sergey Kislyak discussed setting up a secret communications channel between the Kremlin and the Trump transition team, according to a report by the Washington Post. The channel was intended for US and Russian officials to "discuss Syria and other security issues," The New York Times reported, citing three people with knowledge of the discussion.