The Hill: Lieu to Jared Kushner: 'Siberia, Russia has lovely weather'

May 28, 2017
In The News
Rep. Ted Lieu (D-Calif.) joked in a tweet Sunday that Jared Kushner could "back-channel" in Siberia if he took a leave of absence from the White House. 

"Dear Jared: I have been told that Siberia, Russia has lovely weather this time of the year. You can backpack and back-channel all you want," Lieu wrote in a tweet.

The tweet was in response to reports that President Trump's senior adviser and son-in-law is under pressure to take a leave of absence from the White House amid allegations that he tried to set up a direct back-channel line of communication between Moscow and the Trump transition team.