While tesifying today to the House Judiciary Committee, Attorney General Jeff Sessions told the politicians that the Justice Department currently has 27 open investigations into leaks underway.
“We had about nine open investigations of classified leaks in the last three years,” Sessions said.
“We have 27 investigations open today. We intend to get to the bottom of these leaks.
I think it…has reached epidemic proportions. It cannot be allowed to continue and we will do our best effort to ensure it does not continue.”
As DailyCaller’s Alex Pfeifer notes, President Donald Trump has been enraged about the amount of national security leaks during his administration. These leaks have included transcripts of his phone calls with foreign leaders.
This admission comes just hours after Donald Trump Jr’s DM discussions with WikiLeaks were leaked to The Altlantic – having only been provided by his lawyer to congress – after which he released the entire chain…
Here is the entire chain of messages with @wikileaks (with my whopping 3 responses) which one of the congressional committees has chosen to selectively leak. How ironic! 1/3 pic.twitter.com/SiwTqWtykA
— Donald Trump Jr. (@DonaldJTrumpJr) November 14, 2017
Pointing out the selective leaks from the Congressional Committes.
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