Democratic presidential nominee Hillary Clinton fired back Wednesday at the Associated Press after they filed an investigative report revealing a number of instances where private individuals who met with her while secretary of state later donated to her family’s Clinton Foundation.
A Washington Post report published over the weekend alleged that Fox News Chief Washington Correspondent James Rosen was investigated by the DOJ in his effort to find a leak that believed to be coming from the State Department.
Attorney General Eric Holder spoke to reporters about the DOJ obtaining Associated Press records. The Justice Department believed someone leaked a story relating to a thwarted terror attack. Holder called it one of the top leaks of his career. “It put the American people at risk. That is not hyperbole.”
The White House says it wasn’t aware that the Justice Department secretly obtained Associated Press phone records. Press Secretary Jay Carney said in a statement, “Other than press reports, we have no knowledge of any attempt by the Justice Department to seek...
The Justice Department secretly obtained two months of telephone records of reporters and editors for The Associated Press in what the news cooperative's top executive called a "massive and unprecedented intrusion" into how news organizations gather the news.
The records obtained by the Justice Department listed incoming and outgoing calls, and the duration of each call, for the work and personal phone numbers of individual reporters, general AP office numbers in New York, Washington and Hartford, Conn., and the main number for AP reporters in the House of Representatives press gallery, according to attorneys for the AP.