The following excerpt is from an article that originally appeared on Hit and Run
Authorities investigating potential ties between the Donald Trump presidential campaign and the Russian government have identified a current White House official as a “person of interest” in the case, according to The Washington Post.
This person is a senior advisor who is “close to the president,” sources said.
Investigators are still interested in former National Security Advisor Michael Flynn and former Trump campaign manager Paul Manafort, but they are now focused on someone who is actually still involved with Trump.
The Post reports:
While the case began quietly last July as an effort to determine whether any Trump associates coordinated with Russian operatives to meddle in the presidential election campaign, the investigative work now being done by the FBI also includes determining whether any financial crimes were committed by people close to the president. The people familiar with the matter said the probe has sharpened into something morepost was originally published on this site