🎧 ‚ÄėThe Daily‚Äô: Cracking Down on Leaks | New York Times

Listened to ‚ÄėThe Daily‚Äô: Cracking Down on Leaks by Michael Barbaro from New York Times

For a year and a half, President Trump has threatened to crack down on leaks and leakers.

The seizure of emails and phone records from a reporter at The New York Times tells a great deal about what that might look like.

On today’s episode:

‚Äʬ†Matt Apuzzo, a reporter for The Times in Washington who had his records subpoenaed during the Obama administration.

Background reading:

‚ÄĘ Federal prosecutors¬†seized years of email and phone records¬†from Ali Watkins, a New York Times reporter.

‚ÄĘ President Trump wants better press, and he‚Äôs¬†blaming leaks for not getting it.

‚ÄĘ From 2012: The Obama administration¬†used the Espionage Act to pursue leak cases.

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