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Jared Kushner says investigations 'more harmful to our country' than anything Russia did

By William Cummings, USA TODAY

WASHINGTON – President Donald Trump's son-in-law and adviser Jared Kushner said Tuesday that the investigations into Russian interference in the 2016 election have done more harm to American democracy than any action by the Kremlin.

"I thought the whole thing was kind of nonsense, to be honest with you," Kushner said during an interview at the 2019 TIME 100 Summit. "Quite frankly, the whole thing's just a big distraction for the country."

Kushner said Russia's effort to "sew dissent" on social media was a "terrible thing, 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."

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The Happy Hamster
The Happy Hamster

He has an interesting point.