The Secret Service is defending an agent who physically prevented a journalist from questioning Jared Kushner
The Secret Service said that one of its agents who was captured on video Tuesday physically blocking a reporter from questioning White House senior adviser Jared Kushner was acting in "response to an abrupt movement from an unknown individual."
CBS reporter Errol Barnett told CNN on Wednesday that he was trying to ask Kushner about the mysterious disappearance of the Saudi journalist Jamal Khashoggi when the Secret Service agent covered Barnett's phone and prevented him from speaking to Kushner.
Kushner, who is also President Donald Trump's son-in-law, reportedly has a close relationship with the Saudi Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman. The prince has reportedly denied having any knowledge of the circumstances surrounding Khashoggi's disappearance.
The Secret Service defended an agent who physically prevented a reporter from questioning White House senior adviser Jared Kushner as he boarded a commercial flight.
The agency said the agent was acting in "response to an abrupt movement from an unknown individual...
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