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Trump administration goes on attack against leakers, journalists

10:52 EDT 4 Aug 2017 | Yahoo News

Trump administration goes on attack against leakers, journalistsBy Julia Edwards Ainsley WASHINGTON (Reuters) - U.S. Attorney General Jeff Sessions, taking up an issue that has infuriated Republican President Donald Trump, went on the attack against leaks on Friday, warning of a possible crackdown both on reporters and their sources inside the federal government. In a move derided by critics as an attack on the free press, Sessions said the administration was reviewing policies on forcing journalists to reveal their sources. It is, however, difficult to prosecute members of the news media in the United States for publishing leaked information.


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