Jared Kushner Says Mueller Probe Was 'More Harmful' To U.S. Than Russian Election Interference

Time: Jared Kushner: Mueller Investigation 'More Harmful' Than Russia

Jared Kushner downplayed the significance of Russian interference in the 2016 election, dismissing it as a “couple of Facebook ads” in an interview with TIME and arguing that Special Counsel Robert Mueller’s investigation was more damaging to democracy than the influence operation itself.

“You look at what Russia did, buying some Facebook ads to try to sow dissent and do it, and it’s a terrible thing,” Kushner said at the TIME 100 Summit in New York City. “But I think the investigations and all of the speculation that’s happened for the last two years has had a much harsher impact on our democracy than a couple of Facebook ads.”

“If you look at the magnitude of what they did, the ensuing investigations have been way more harmful,” he added.

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WNU Editor: According to the Mueller report. The Russians spent about $150,000 in Facebook ads, and leaked to Wikileaks that the Democrat Party had fixed the primary process to stop Senator Bernie Sanders and to help Hillary Clinton. Does that rise to the level on what we have seen and heard in the past two years via through the Mueller Report, with a final conclusion that there was no collusion between the Trump campaign and Russia. I guess it depends on what political party and/or agenda that you support, but right now the media and the Democrats are screaming fowl against Jared Kushner.

More News On Jared Kushner's Remarks On The Mueller Probe

Kushner says Russia investigations more harmful to US 'than a couple Facebook ads' -- CNN
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Kushner: Mueller probe was 'more harmful' to U.S. than Russian election interference -- Politico
Kushner Says Mueller Probe Damaged U.S. Democracy More Than Russia Did -- Bloomberg
Kushner: Russia investigation had ‘harsher impact’ on US than election meddling -- FOX News

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