The world famous TPMm Reader DK writes in, concerning the unknown defendants in the suit, “John Does No. 1-10”:
One thing caught my eye in paragraph 12 the Complaint. The suspected John Does include “political operatives with close ties to” senior government officials.
That’s the first time I’ve seen anyone suggest the Republican Party itself may be implicated in this scandal.
Here’s the entire passage he’s talking about:
Defendants John Does No. 1-10 are persons whose identities currently are unknown but who are believed to be persons who were either employed by the United States Government in senior positions at all times relevant to this Complaint or who were political operatives with close ties to such persons.