Jared Kushner, Mike Flynn met with Russian ambassador during transition, White House says

The FBI continues to investigate alleged contacts between Russians, campaign.

It was not clear what was discussed during the meeting between Kushner, Flynn and Kislyak.

Sessions, who was a frequent Trump surrogate, today promised to recuse himself from any probes related to the campaign's alleged contacts with the Russians. But he denied having meetings "with Russian operatives or Russian intermediaries about the Trump campaign."

Flynn's contacts with the Russian ambassador during the same period also received intense scrutiny. The former Army lieutenant general was forced to resign after news broke that he had misled Vice President Mike Pence about the nature of his conversations with Kislyak.

Additional reporting by John Santucci.