Jared Kushner, Donald Trump’s son-in-law, has prepared a statement detailing four meetings with Russians during the 2016 presidential campaign and transition and he asserts nothing improper occurred.

So let’s move along.


Any questioning of the details won’t be open to the public. His testimony before congress will be in secret.

I am sad to say this and related stories dominate the Washington Post webpage, with far less attention to health care. The Senate may vote this week on a new piece of legislation as yet unseen by all but a handful of insiders.  Some parts that are known — such as Ted Cruz’s junk insurance idea — are devastatingly bad.


It’s beginning to occur to people that secrecy is Mitch McConnell’s strategy. The less said the better.