The feds launched an unprecedented probe into Britain’s former ambassador to the US because they feared he was leaking secret White House intel to his alleged lover — a CNN journalist, according to a sensational new report.
The Department of Justice investigation into Kim Darroch and his alleged relationship with CNN reporter Michelle Kosinski is thought to be the first into a serving British ambassador in Washington, The Sun reported.
It’s unclear when precisely the probe began, but Darroch, 66, married for 42 years, denied all the allegations from the start and was eventually cleared of passing information to Kosinski, 46, who is also married, the outlet reported.
Kosinski got the attention of “astonished” White House officials when, in 2018, she suddenly began landing international scoops — some based on highly classified or difficult to obtain information — that she had not had before, the Sun reported.
Eyebrows were raised when Kosinski learned top-secret information that U.S. Secretary of