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In ‘Chilling’ Attack on Press Freedom, Trump’s DOJ Seizes Records of Reporter

    In ‘Chilling’ Attack on Press Freedom, Trump’s DOJ Seizes Records of Reporter

Crossing a line that the Obama administration was previously attacked for breaching, the Department of Justice seized the phone and email records of a national security reporter at the New York Times in the Trump administration’s effort to stop government leaks. One of the most extreme attacks on press freedom under Obama was when DOJ obtained the…

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Navy Sailor’s Pardon Highlights Two-Tiered Justice System for Leaks

    Navy Sailor’s Pardon Highlights Two-Tiered Justice System for Leaks

President Donald Trump pardoned Navy sailor Kristian Saucier, who pled guilty to violating the Espionage Act after he took photos with his cell phone of a “nuclear attack submarine.” He also destroyed evidence after FBI and NCIS agents interrogated him. Trump’s motive for issuing a pardon for “unauthorized retention of defense information” stemmed from a…

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