North Korea looked to set up communications back channel through Kushner: report
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An American businessman looked to set up a communications back channel between North Korea and the Trump administration through White House senior adviser and President Trump‘s son-in-law Jared Kushner last year, The New York Times reported on Sunday.

Financier Gabriel Schulze reportedly contacted the Trump administration last summer, saying that a top North Korean official wanted to speak with Kushner about a possible meeting between Trump and Kim Jong Un.

Kushner referred the talks to then-CIA Director Mike Pompeo, according to the Times, which noted that Kushner may not have…