Jared Kushner, senior adviser and son-in-law to U.S. President Donald Trump was mocked by CNN's Anderson Cooper on Tuesday night for downplaying Russia's interference in the 2016 presidential election.
Kushner, one of the most influential voices in the White House, minimized Russia's involvement by describing it "as buying some Facebook ads" and trying to "sow dissent."
Cooper accused Kushner of "gaslighting" by trying to boil down the entire 448 page Mueller report into “a couple of Facebook ads.”
“Who else other than maybe that Cliff guy could sum up such a long, dense document so concisely?” Cooper joked as he then gave “KushnersNotes” on what really happened.
Kushner said he thought the investigations into the interference "had a much harder impact on our democracy" than what Russia actually did.
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His investigation reached the same conclusion as U.S. intelligence agencies, that Russia's interference was widespread and designed to help Trump.
Kushner, speaking at a Time Magazine event, also insisted the campaign "didn't know that Russia was doing what they were doing."
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