White House official is person of interest in Russia probe -Wash Post

by Reuters
Friday, 19 May 2017 19:23 GMT

WASHINGTON, May 19 (Reuters) - A current White House official is a significant person of interest in the law enforcement investigation of possible ties between Donald Trump's presidential campaign and Russia, the Washington Post said on Friday, citing people familiar with the matter.

The Post said its sources would not further identify the official, who was described as a senior White House adviser who is close to Trump. (Reporting by Eric Beech; Editing by Eric Walsh)