"Here's a good reason why it matters that Kushner is using private emails-it's reportedly a "safe bet" that foreign governments hacked him", legal expert Renato Mariotti wrote on Twitter.
"Kushner can't even fill out the most basic paperwork without screwing it up, so it's a mystery why anyone thinks he's somehow going to bring peace to the Middle East", Brad Bainum, a spokesperson for the group, told Wired about the mistake.
In the briefings, NSA officials said cyber criminals could use sophisticated malware to turn personal gadgets into listening devices, or take photos and videos without the user knowing about it.
The New York Times reported Monday that at least six senior officials, including former Chief of Staff Reince Priebus and former chief White House strategist Steve Bannon, also occasionally used private email accounts, sometimes on commercially available services such as Gmail.
An unnamed White House official countered that Kelly wasn't upset, he just wanted to be briefed on administration strategy, Politico reported.
"The committee was so informed when documents were produced and there is no issue here".
The House Oversight Committee has also opened an investigation into the use of private email and encrypted communications programs by White House and administration officials. All nonpersonal emails were forwarded to his official address and all have been preserved in any event.
The existence of this personal account was news to Senate Intelligence committee members, who interviewed Kushner for hours in July as part of their inquiry into Russian interference into the 2016 presidential election.
As a candidate, Trump routinely attacked his Democrat rival Hillary Clinton over her use of a private email server while she was secretary of state, telling supporters "she has to go to jail" over the affair. Republican members of Congress who politicized the deaths in Benghazi.
It is something that if they were honest about, I think you'd have Republican members of Congress calling for an investigation.
Our investigation looked at whether there is evidence that classified information was improperly stored or transmitted on that personal system in violation of a federal statute that makes it a felony to mishandle classified information either intentionally or in a grossly negligent way.