Jeff Sessions will probably just ignore Trump’s order to investigate the NY Times op-ed: White House reporter

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Raw Story—President Donald Trump called upon Attorney General Jeff Sessions to investigate the identity of the “senior official in the Trump administration” who wrote a scathing New York Times editorial on the commander-in-chief. MSNBC anchor Craig Melvin asked Washington Post White House reporter Ashley Parker as to the likelihood of such an investigation. “That’s a great question, because it is not a traditional use of the Justice Department — or necessarily appropriate use,” Parker replied. Parker, …

The White House has reportedly made a list of 12 people it thinks might have written the New York Times op-ed trashing Trump. Since The New York Times published an op-ed written by a "senior White House official" on Wednesday, the Trump Administration has been trying to identify the anonymous writer. As of Thursday, the White House had created a list of 12 potential suspects, an outside adviser told The Times. The president has said that the op-ed, which details efforts to thwart his agenda, amounts to treason. The White House has compiled a list of 12 senior officials who may have written the anonymous New York Times...