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Fri May 19, 2017, 03:33 PM May 2017

Post: Russia probe current WH official - Guess Who! NBC CONFIRMS [View all]


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.

Who do you think it is?

I have to think that it is Kushner, Trump signals that he is the only one he trusts because he has been involved in all of the international deals he has been doing.

UPDATE: NBC IS NOW CONFIRMING THE WP STORY *********************************************
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I'm seeing things that point to Jared but I'm hoping for Sessions NightWatcher May 2017 #1
Sessions isn't a "White House official", he's Attorney General (n/t) Spider Jerusalem May 2017 #2
neither is Tillerson grantcart May 2017 #5
me too gopiscrap May 2017 #19
I would love to see him met at the plane on the way back lol grantcart May 2017 #25
OMG that would be great!!!! gopiscrap May 2017 #28
How perfect would that be? WOW Mad-in-Mo May 2017 #32
I Think Jared, Maybe Session but PLEASE PLEASE Be Tillerson Stallion May 2017 #3
I added the name but Tillerson isn't actually a White House Official. grantcart May 2017 #7
Why? ProfessorGAC May 2017 #46
Quid Pro Quo Stallion May 2017 #48
V.P. Pence itsrobert May 2017 #4
Pence was definately connected long ago via Manafort mhw May 2017 #8
My thoughts too Mad-in-Mo May 2017 #33
Kushner's name is the one showing up throughout multi blogs mhw May 2017 #6
He's the only one that is financial woven into everything. grantcart May 2017 #9
Shouldn't Trump's name be included? procon May 2017 #10
Too soon I think grantcart May 2017 #11
Fascinating. Maybe Kushner and Ivanka will skip the plane ride back. Autumn May 2017 #12
Wouldn't be funny if Ivanka gets a divorce attorney and they blame Jared for everything lol grantcart May 2017 #14
That would be Hilarious. Autumn May 2017 #15
Rex superpatriotman May 2017 #13
I can't choose between Kushner and Bannon. justiceischeap May 2017 #16
Those Are My Two Choices, Too Leith May 2017 #20
I don't see how they're not all involved in some way justiceischeap May 2017 #21
Whoever is closest to Flynn, ergo Pence. L. Coyote May 2017 #17
Technically Bannon's right hand is closest, been in love with each other for years. grantcart May 2017 #18
Could it be the Director of Oval Office Operations? n/t AntiFascist May 2017 #22
Kushner was the one who pushed for Comey's firing WhollyHeretic May 2017 #23
He was also the only one who urged for a counter attack grantcart May 2017 #24
+1 dalton99a May 2017 #31
Satan? nt Guy Whitey Corngood May 2017 #26
I'll take "Son-in-Law" for 500 rubles, Alex. WinkyDink May 2017 #27
lol grantcart May 2017 #43
Kushner. gademocrat7 May 2017 #29
I voted Sessions, but... Peachhead22 May 2017 #30
I'm hearing everywhere it's Kushner, and his name comes up on any potential list. GBizzle May 2017 #34
Jared is the mole Buckeyeblue May 2017 #35
I think Kushner. Other than Ivanka, he is the closest to Trump and thus in the middle of everything Abu Pepe May 2017 #36
ALL of them !!!!!!! trueblue2007 May 2017 #37
There is NO WAY that Jared Kushner would be involved! Mr. Ected May 2017 #38
Lets drag this shit show into the light workinclasszero May 2017 #39
there seems to be a pattern emerging lol grantcart May 2017 #40
Yes indeed workinclasszero May 2017 #41
Pence berni_mccoy May 2017 #42
bump flamingdem May 2017 #44
Baron! McCamy Taylor May 2017 #45
DU nailed it 6 days ago grantcart May 2017 #47
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