"It's both normal, in my opinion, and acceptable", Kelly said.
Even when authorized, however, top officials in the Trump White House frequently request anonymity to brief reporters "on background", meaning their names will not be disclosed.
But the said official did not address the Kushner reports Saturday. The newspaper cited anonymous USA officials who were briefed on intelligence reports on intercepted Russian communications.
Schiff said he could neither confirm nor deny the allegations against Kushner, but if they are accurate, "it's obviously very concerning".
Meet Scott Disick's Rekindled Flame, Chloe Bartoli She and Younes had first been linked in October past year , following the male model's split with his ex Jourdan Dunn. Disick and Thorne have been spotted groping each other in Cannes this week and it's pretty unpleasant to look at.
At a meeting with Benjamin Netanyahu, a reporter asked the Israeli Prime Minister if he still trusted USA authorities with sensitive intelligence following reports that Mr Trump had shared secret intel from Israel with the Russians during an Oval Office meeting. Kushner, who is married to Trump's daughter Ivanka, is now a senior White House adviser with wide-ranging foreign policy and domestic duties. Senator Bob Corker, chairman of the Foreign Relations Committee, noted that Kushner has been willing to answer questions. "It allows you to communicate in a discreet manner".
The Associated Press and other news organizations reported that Kushner in December proposed a back channel between the Kremlin and the Trump transition team. Debbie Wasserman Schultz, who was at the time the head of the Democratic National Committee, in which she said someone in the Department of Justice told her Attorney General Loretta Lynch was containing the investigation into Hillary Clinton's email practices as secretary of state. And the top Democrat on the House Intelligence Committee, Rep. Adam Schiff, Calif., suggested that Kushner's security clearance should be reviewed.
South Carolina Senator Lindsey Graham has said that former FBI Director James Comey "needs to be held accountable" if reports are true that he acted on a Russian email he knew to be fake. "If not, than there's no way he can maintain that kind of a clearance".
The president, who has often weighed in angrily about stories suggesting ties between his campaign officials and Russian Federation, has not responded specifically to the Kushner allegations.
Trump's Sunday mini tweet storm represented a return to form for a president who largely refrained from tweeting anything provocative or controversial during his trip overseas last week.
US President Donald Trump has accused media outlets of "fabricating" much of the news they publish about the White House and inventing anonymous sources on which the reports are ostensibly based.
Kushner boasts an enormous portfolio of domestic and global responsibilities underscoring his importance as Trump's chief aide-de-camp, despite having no experience in politics before the 2016 White House race.
If one of the finalists was also the victor the Louis Vuitton America's Cup Qualifiers, they will start with a one point bonus. Oracle and the five challengers will compete in two round robins, which will eliminate one challenger.
Sampaoli has said that he wants to coach his country's national team after leading Sevilla to a fourth-place finish in Spain. Argentina are now fifth in the 10-team South America zone World Cup qualifying standings with four games remaining.
What makes this plane so different from others, however, is that Elvis shared ownership of it with his father, Vernon Presley . His provocative dancing and hit records turned him into one of the 20th century's most recognizable icons.
With their loss to Boston in Game 3, the Cavaliers saw a 13-game SU win streak during the playoffs come to a close . "No blame. James was eager to break down film of the game on Monday, but he was able to recall much of what Boston did right.
Rodrigo Duterte's trip to Moscow started on Monday, the Philippine leader will spend five days in Russian Federation . Next week, Duterte is expected to sign a similar agreement in Russian Federation on his visit to Moscow and St.
The Israeli part of his visit then resumes with a 1 p.m. wreath-laying ceremony at the Yad Vashem Holocaust museum. The president will discuss bilateral relations and Israeli-Palestinian conflict with both leaders separately.
China claims nearly the entire South China Sea , a key shipping lane that is believed to be rich in marine and mineral resources. The reef is one of the several Chinese-controlled features in the South China Sea where China has carried out reclamation work.
For the past two days, Ginobili has found himself fielding countless questions about whether he plans to return for a 16th season. The Spurs never won less than 50 games with the Argentinian on the roster. "Here we go again!'" Lacob, frankly, is right.
Duterte's bloody war on drugs, or at least refrained from condemning the deadly crackdown that has left thousands of people dead. Philippine-Russian trade previous year totaled just $226 million, according to government data.
The referendum will ask the Taiwanese public if they agree that a marriage should be a union between a man and a woman, Yu said. It could still take up to two years before same-sex marriages are allowed to be performed.
ICSE, ISC results to be announced today at 3 pm
In 1973, the Council was listed in the Delhi School Education Act 1973, as a body conducting "public" examinations. And so, after almost two weeks of delays and uncertain reports, ICSE results 2017 are finally coming today.
Philippines says foreigners among IS-linked gunmen in south
Mahmud, who is also known as Abu Handzalah, led fellow militants to rescue Hapilon in the Marawi attack, the sources say. He has been identified as a chief recruiter by the militants who trained and sent Malaysians to fight in Syria and Iraq.
Lue: Cavs' Irving feeling 'good' after Game 4 ankle injury
The Warriors , who beat Cavs for the 2015 championship before losing the rematch in 2016, are 12-0 in this year's playoffs. Cleveland has steamrolled through the East in the postseason since James returned home, going 36-5 in three years.
Jaguar confirms 600-horsepower XE SV Project 8 super sedan
Jaguar's Special Operations division has just unleashed the company's latest ludicrous offering, the XE SV Project 8 . Jaguar say that no more than 300 Project 8s will be created, each hand-built at SVO's technical centre in Coventry.
Mosul residents deny findings of US probe into Iraq strike
A USA military investigation found the strike inadvertently triggered explosives placed in the building by IS fighters. But it has grown riskier for civilians as the battleground shrinks in the highly populated older section of the city.
Wet forecast for the weekend's Strawberry Festival
The forecast may look a bit unnerving with rain chances almost every day, but no wash-outs or all day long rains are expected. In the afternoon we'll see cloud cover return, but not before we warm the air into the mid to upper 60s through the area.
Severe storms, flooding possible Wednesday evening
The Lowcountry is being monitored for a potential tornado watch as conditions become increasingly favorable for severe weather. A curfew from 7 p.m.to 6 a.m. was imposed in Autryville, a town of about 200 people about 15 miles east of Fayetteville.
Giants beat Cubs 6-4
With one out and runners on first and second, Hunter Strickland got Willson Contreras to bounce into an inning-ending double play. The start of the game was delayed 70 minutes as rain moved through the Chicago area much of the afternoon before easing.