Great news: CNN’s reporter covering Justice Dept. will be…

Great news: CNN’s reporter covering Justice Dept. will be…

[Ed. – …Valerie Jarrett’s daughter.  Yep. Way.]

Laura Jarrett quietly joined the network in September as a reporter in the network’s Washington bureau.

She came to CNN with no experience in journalism. But the Harvard educated lawyer defended companies and individuals against the Justice Department as a private litigator in Chicago.

Laura married fellow Harvard law grad Tony Balkissoon in 2012 at a Chicago ceremony attended by President Obama, her mom’s boss.

Valerie and Laura Jarrett were partying Wednesday night at a launch party for the news site Axios, held in the middle of Inauguration week at RPM Italian in Washington.

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