Laura Jarrett is the daughter of “Night Stalker,” aka former-president Barack Obama puppet master, Valerie Jarrett. Laura is making news after landing a prized CNN gig where she will be tasked with covering the U.S. Justice Department.
30s-something Laura was assigned by CNN producers to cover the Justice Department out of the Washington D.C. bureau. Valerie Jarrett, considered Obama’s “closest adviser” and known by Obama staffers as Night Stalker over her creepy late night strolls through White House halls, is said to have been the catalyst for her daughter’s new found good fortune at CNN considering the fact the girl was hired with no previous experience in journalism.
Laura worked as a litigation attorney in Chicago before scoring the coveted CNN hire. College: She graduated Harvard Law School. Favorite Books: To Kill a Mockingbird, Anna Karenina, In Cold Blood, The History of Sexuality, and Me Talk Pretty One Day. Cause: “Promoting civil rights and social equality for women and minorities.” Favorite spot in the world: “Chicago in the summertime.” Ambitions: “Write a book and work as a TV-news legal analyst.” Would love to have dinner with: Justices Ruth Bader Ginsburg and Thurgood Marshall together. You can never have too many: “Good friends or setbacks in life—both give strength and build character.” One day I hope to: “Have the wisdom and grace of my mother,” source vanityfair in 2009.
Here’s some more facts about Laura Jarrett compliments of our friends at heavy:
On Twitter, Laura has wasted no time, posting a series of stories about Donald Trump’s immigration deportation plans and Attorney General Jeff Sessions’ controversies. She frequently writes about immigration. Some of her most recent tweets involve stories that are not positive for the Trump administration. For example, she tweeted a video of CNN interviewing her that CNN headlined “DHS report undercuts Trump rationale for #travelban — @LauraAJarrett has the details.” Jarrett’s Twitter account indicates she has covered some of the biggest stories affecting the Trump administration. She also covered the women’s march on Washington.
Laura married fellow Harvard Law School Grad Tony Balkissoon in 2012 at a Chicago ceremony attended by Barack Obama, her mom’s boss at the time.
Valerie Jarrett, who was born in Iran, made headlines this week after it was revealed she would be occupying the Obama’s new luxury Washington D.C. mansion. The residence will reportedly serve as a command center for Obama’s post-presidency activities.