Seems like all kinds of news on take out the trash day. The Washington Post reported a few minutes ago that someone familiar with the Russia probe has identified a WH official as “a person” of interest.
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 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 interviews and using a grand jury to issue subpoenas. The intensity of the probe is expected to accelerate in the coming weeks, the people said.
The sources emphasized that investigators remain keenly interested in people who previously wielded influence in the Trump campaign and administration but are no longer part of it, including former national security adviser Michael Flynn and former campaign chairman Paul Manafort.
You can read the rest here. The bobbleheads are spinning on MSNBC.
Speaking of MSNBClinton, this afternoon, a roundtable of political operatives were discussing Joe Biden’s blurt which dissed Clinton’s candidacy. The moderator of the group, Nicole Wallace (a former McCain 2008 campaign staffer) directed a question to Jen Palmieri, former Clinton Campaign 2016 Communications director about a possible Biden candidacy for 2020. The video, not seen elsewhere but at TPW, reveals her response:
Really? That guy? Yes, a total opposite of Trump, but WTF!
— Reuters Top News (@Reuters) May 19, 2017
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