Jared Kushner has said Donald Trump's election team could not have colluded with Russia because they could barely communicate between offices.
The son-in-law of the president spoke to interns at a private meeting at the Capitol Visitor Center Monday afternoon as part of the Congressional Intern Lecture Series.
Though the meeting was supposed to remain off the record, a source gave magazine Foreign Policy a copy of written notes from Kushner's talk, which covered the investigation into the Trump campaign's potential ties to Russia and Kushner's security clearance forms.
'I'm a lot more comfortable talking to you guys today 'cause there isn’t any press,' the senior adviser told the interns.
White House Senior Advisor to the President Jared Kushner (pictured) arrives to address Congressional interns for a private talk at the Capitol Visitors Center Monday
Kushner told the interns Donald Trump's election team could not have colluded with Russia because 'we couldn’t even collude with our local offices'
Kushner was supposed to speak with the interns two weeks ago, but the talk had to be rescheduled so he could give testimony about the Russia investigation to Congress.
'They thought we colluded, but