Jared Kushner

Earlier this month, special counsel Robert Mueller's team interviewed Jared Kushner, the president's son-in-law and senior adviser, for about 90 minutes, to primarily ensure that Kushner didn't have any information that could exonerate former National Security Advisor Michael Flynn.

Investigators at the meeting, which CNN learned about from two sources familiar with it, asked Kushner about information that emerged in media reports, but Kushner caught Mueller's interest for his activity during the 2016 campaign as well as his role in former FBI Director James Comey's firing.

News of Kushner's meeting surfaced amid suspicions that Mueller might offer Flynn a plea deal after last week when Flynn's attorney notified President Donald Trump's legal team that he has stopped giving them information relevant to the Russia investigation.

While neither the White House nor the special counsel's office commented on the story, Kushner's lawyer said his client cooperated with investigators.

“Mr. Kushner has voluntarily cooperated with all relevant inquiries and will continue to do so,” attorney Abbe Lowell said.

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