Sessions Leaves Door Open To Prosecuting News Organizations Over Leaks

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Attorney General Jeff Sessions didn’t assuage journalists’ fears Friday that prosecuting WikiLeaks could open the door to charging news organizations for publishing classified information, dismissing such questions in interviews as “speculative” and “hypothetical.” The Washington Post reported Thursday that the Justice Department is considering prosecuting members of WikiLeaks, including founder Julian Assange, in response to the massive leak of diplomatic cables and military documents in 2010 and the more recent disclosure of documents revealing CIA hacking techniques. The Obama a...

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