Current White House Official Identified As 'Person Of Interest' In Russia Probe, Sources Say
Friday, 19 May 2017 The law enforcement investigation into possible coordination between Russia and the Trump campaign has identified a current White House official as a significant person of interest, showing that the probe is reaching into the highest levels of government, according to people familiar with the matter, The Washington Post reports.The senior White House adviser under scrutiny by investigators is someone close to the president, according to these people, who would not further identify the official. The revelation comes as the investigation also appears to be entering a more overtly active phase, with investigators shifting from work that has remained largely hidden from the public to conducting...
The Washington Post reports a senior White House adviser close to the president is now a person of interest in the investigation of possible collaboration between Russia and President Trump's campaign.
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