by PENNY STARR 19 May 2017
The Washington Post has published a “blind item” White House report — where not only its sources but the subject of the article is anonymous.
Using “people familiar with the matter” as sources, the Post’sDevlin Barrett and Matt Zapotosky report that the investigation into the Trump campaign and its connections to Russia “has identified a current White House official as a significant person of interest, showing that the probe is reaching the highest levels of government.”
The person is a senior White House adviser “close to the president,” but the unnamed sources would not identify that official, the Post reported.
“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,” the Post
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