Jeff Sessions Promises to Crack Down on Leaks, Threatening to Subpoena Reporters

Jeff Sessions Promises to Crack Down on Leaks, Threatening to Subpoena Reporters

Jeff Sessions Promises to Crack Down on Leaks, Threatening to Subpoena Reporters

ATTORNEY GENERAL JEFF SESSIONS announced a dramatic escalation in the U.S. government’s crackdown on leaks on Friday, threatening to subpoena news organizations for information about their sources even more frequently than the Obama administration.Sessions described the Trump administration’s plans at a press conference just a day after the Washington Post published embarrassing transcripts of phone calls between Donald Trump and two foreign leaders, Mexican President Enrique Peña Nieto and Australian Prime Minister Malcolm Turnbull.Sessions said that the Justice Department was reviewing Obama-era policies that set limits on its ability to subpoena journalists.

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