When Kashif Ali learned that he was being released from maximum security prison, he started crying in the courtroom.
The revelation came just two days after the Justice Department announced that former FBI Director, Robert Mueller, had been appointed special counsel to lead the investigation into alleged collusion between the Trump campaign and Russia.
The said the investigation appeared to be entering a more active phase, with investigators moving from work that has been largely hidden from the public to conducting interviews and using a grand jury to issue subpoenas.
"Nobody wants to admit that prior detentions were unjustified, so detention gets maintained." The federal government justified his detention on the grounds of public safety.
Ali has string of convictions dating from the 90s and early 2000s and the government considered him a danger to the public.
magazine reporter then said the person in question was Mr Kushner, 36, who is married to Mr Trump’s eldest daughter and who flew out of Washington on Friday night to accompany the President on his first official foreign trip. The Trump Organisation, which controls the President's financial interests, also did not respond to queries.