The action grew out of a leak investigation surrounding reporting on Russia’s role in the 2016 election.
Way beyond Nixon at his worst: Trump Justice Department secretly obtained Post reporters’ phone records! https://t.co/txRXKx9z8T
The Trump Justice Department secretly obtained Washington Post journalists’ phone records and tried to obtain their email records over reporting they did in the early months of the Trump administration on Russia’s role in the 2016 election. https://t.co/zsmGxJ9rRY
Trump administration’s Justice Department secretly obtained Washington Post reporters’ phone records https://t.co/5zPZg1fItp
Breaking WaPo: The Trump Justice Department secretly obtained Washington Post journalists' phone records and tried to obtain their email records over reporting they did in the early months of the Trump admin on Russia's role in the 2016 election. https://t.co/sDxy93etgK
How Putinesque. The Trump Justice Dept secretly obtained Washington Post journalists’ phone records and tried to obtain their email records https://t.co/pYbbul0VKz
The seized records - a process that must be approved by the AG - were from 2017. They were sought last year, when Barr was AG. https://t.co/GcSOtOA3b4
“The Department of Justice should immediately make clear its reasons for this intrusion into the activities of reporters doing their jobs, an activity protected under the First Amendment.” https://t.co/HuMkivYyHX
The Justice Department shouldn't go spying on journalists at the whims of an administration. This should never have happened. When the government spies on journalists and their sources, it jeopardizes freedom of the press. https://t.co/V6BLYidxF2
WaPo: Trump Justice Department secretly obtained Post reporters’ phone records https://t.co/reXcI70RbW
We need answers, but won’t likely get them: Trump Justice Department seized Post reporters’ phone records - The Washington Post @washingtonpost https://t.co/bjRcx3VK1a
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