- The Washington Times - Friday, January 20, 2017

CNN has hired the daughter of President Obama’s closest adviser to cover the Justice Department.

Laura Jarrett, daughter of Obama confidante Valerie Jarrett, quietly joined the network in September as a reporter in the Washington bureau, the New York Post reported.

The younger Ms. Jarrett had been working as a private attorney following her graduation from Harvard Law school.

Her mother has been part of Mr. Obama’s inner circle at the White House from the start of his presidency.

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