Special Counsel Robert Mueller is investigating business and financial dealings of White House aide Jared Kushner, the Washington Post reported on Thursday, citing officials familiar with the matter.
In a statement to the Washington Post, Jamie Gorelick, Kushner's lawyer, seemed brushed off the prospect that Mueller would be looking at Kushner's finances.
Previous Post articles have mentioned Kushner's meetings with the head of a Russian state-owned development bank.
Mueller is also investigating Trump for obstruction of justice, the Post reported Wednesday.
The Latest on the investigation into Russia's actions in the 2016 elections.
The tweets potentially could put the president into deeper legal peril. Russian Federation investigation special counsel Robert Mueller is reportedly investigating Kushner's finances.
Mueller was appointed special counsel after Comey's firing. The newspaper reported people close to the investigation said Kushner was: "being investigated because of the extent and nature of his interactions with the Russians". Moscow also refuted the allegations of interfering in the 2016 presidential election and called them absurd.
Trump spoke to Coats and Rogers about the Russian Federation investigation, according to officials. It was not known whether Ledgett talked with Trump, but he wrote an internal NSA document recounting Trump's request to Rogers.
The former director of the Department of Homeland Security, Jeh Johnson, is scheduled to appear June 21 in an open session before the House of Representatives' intelligence committee, which is looking into Russian activity during the 2016 US election campaign. Comey confirmed that in his testimony before the Senate Intelligence Committee last week.
Flynn was sacked after it was learned that he lied to Vice President Mike Pence about his discussions with Ambassador Kislyak.
Comey testified before the Senate last week, and stated that Trump spoke with him privately on several occasions in person and over the telephone.
Mueller is a former head of the Federal Bureau of Investigation.
Those interviews point to the initial efforts from Mueller's newly gathered team and sources in law enforcement told CNN that the special counsel is considering whether enough evidence exists to start up a probe into obstruction.
Although White House officials tried earlier this week to tamp down speculation that Trump might try to fire Mueller, the escalating conflict led members of Congress of both parties to warn Trump Thursday against the temptation to do so.
Comey told senators on 8 June that Trump's shifting explanations for dismissing him were "lies, plain and simple".