Trump has turned to Fox News to defend his son-in-law and adviser.
Gorkov is currently the head of Russia's state national development bank.
Donald Trump's son-in-law met with Russian figures ahead of the inauguration, leading the FBI to look into the meetings.
The president will deplane Air Force One Sunday facing a whole new series of leaks connecting his senior advisor to Russia.
His contacts with Russian envoy Sergei Kislyak were more extensive than the White House has acknowledged.
After the 2016 election, Kushner discussed the idea of creating a back channel between Donald Trump and Vladimir Putin.
The strategic shake-up at the White House comes as Republicans in Washington increasingly have fretted that the probe will derail Trump's agenda.
The FBI is reportedly scrutinizing Kushner's meetings with Russian ambassador Sergey Kislyak and banker Sergey Gorkov.
The President's son in law called a contact at Lockheed Martin to ask for the cost of the THAAD missile defense system to be cut.
The president's daughter and son-in-law got a rabbinical pass to travel on Shabbat.
Kushner and Ivanka Trump seem to be quickly rising in prominence in the Trump administration.
The first daughter and her husband, Jared Kushner, are set to accompany President Donald Trump's entourage for his upcoming visit to Saudi Arabia, Israel, the Vatican, Rome, Brussels and Sicily.
Jared Kushner's sister was at the event that was to raise funding through a program that allows foreigners to invest in exchange for visas.
"I know all of this seems like an evisceration of both Jared and Ivanka, but it is really not," says Oliver. "I don't know enough about them to eviscerate them."
Since she became a government employee, Ivanka Trump has influenced her father's decision to bomb Syria, advocated for equal pay and met with the Chinese president.
Trump isn't the first president to involve relatives in governance—but he's taken it to a new level.
Donald Jr. ruled out a 2018 run for New York governor, but the family's political tentacles are already reaching beyond Washington.
The Anti-Defamation League says the campaign is "driven by white supremacists and anti-Semites" and "has all the hallmarks of classic Jewish conspiracy theories."
Ivanka Trump's "outraged" reaction to Assad's chemical attack prompted the U.S. president to take military action.
Multiple news reports have detailed the bad blood and sniping between the president's top advisers.