Make Jared Kushner a little less busy

I just heard Jared Kushner, President Donald Trump’s son-in-law, offer as his defense for meeting with Russians and conspiring with them concerning the election that he is too busy to remember with whom he meets or what emails he received (“Jared Kushner and Paul Manafort meet with congressional investigators,” July 25). Too busy? Perhaps the majority of Americans agree with him. They would prefer if he was not so busy with government at all.

So he was too busy to know that lying to the intelligence agencies in our country about meeting with people from another country is illegal. He was too busy to know that being involved with people from another country concerning our election is illegal. Too busy? What is it about “illegal” doesn’t he get?

Too busy? I tell you who is busy, Mr. Billionaire — the person working 70 or 80 hours a week at two or three jobs and still making sure they get to their kid’s Little League baseball game. That is busy. He is too busy? That is nothing but claptrap in an attempt to hide his crimes.

Mel Mintz, Pikesville

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