Jared Kushner Russian Collusion Speech
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Jared Kushner Russia Collusion Speech refers to a series of image macros and online jokes about Jared Kushner's press conference regarding his involvement in the Russiagate scandal.
On July 24th, 2017, President Donald Trump son-in-law and special counsel Jared Kushner held a press conference to publicly deny allegations that he colluded with the Russian government during the 2016 United States presidential election. The speech (video below) followed a meeting with the Senate Intelligence committee regarding his involvement with Russia.
During the speech, people began making jokes about Kushner on Twitter. Most of the jokes, focused on the timbre of Kushner's voice as well as his milquetoast demeanor. Twitter user @BrendanHickey9 tweeted, "*Takes hit of helium from balloon* 'My name is Jared Kushner.'" The tweet (shown below, left) received more than 600 retweets and 2,700 likes in less than 24 hours. Twitter user @morninggloria tweeted, "I could probably grow a beard faster than Jared Kushner." The tweet (shown below, right) received more than 300 retweets and 2,700 likes.
Some users also made jokes about how Kushner reminded them of the Saturday Night Live character Jacob the Bar Mitzvah Boy, played by comedian Vanessa Bayer. Twitter user @JElvisWeinstein posted an image of the character with the caption "I did not collude with Russia." The tweet (shown below) received more than 650 retweets and 2,800 likes.
Later that day, people began sharing and adding captions to a photograph by Mark Wilson of Getty Image of Kushner during the speech.
Several media outlets covered the speech and the memes it spawned, including Teen Vogue, Elite Daily, The Mary Sue and more. Meanwhile, Twitter published two Moments pages on the speech. one on the content of the speech and the other on the memes.
 CNN – Kushner confirms Russia meetings, says 'all of my actions were proper'
 Getty images – Jared Kushner: 'I Did Not Collude With Russia'
 Twitter – @BrendanHickey9's Tweet
 Twitter – @morninggloria's Tweet
 Teen Vogue – Internet Memes Jared Kushner Speech About Russian Collusion
 Elite Daily – All The Best Tweets And Memes About Jared Kushner's Senate Russia Testimony
 The Mary Sue – Everyone Is Tearing Apart Jared Kushner’s Press Conference on His Innocence
 Twitter – Jared Kushner denies collusion with Russia
 Twitter – Jared Kushner's rare public appearance got memed
 Twitter – @JElvisWeinstein's Tweet
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