Sessions vows to crack down on leakers—and sends a warning to reporters

by on August 6, 2017

Sessions vows to crack down on leakers—and sends a warning to reportersU.S. Attorney General Jeff Sessions (R) speaks as Director of National Intelligence Dan Coats (L) listens during an event at the Justice Department August 4, 2017 in Washington, DC. Attorney General Jeff Sessions vowed Friday to crack down on what he called a “staggering” number of leaks of classified information since the Trump administration took office. He promised to step up criminal investigations of suspected leakers, and to review department guidelines governing media subpoenas, raising the prospect of a renewed effort by federal prosecutors to compel reporters to reveal their confidential sources.



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