Will FBI finally get serious about catching leakers?

Washington Times:
The diplomatic flap over American officials divulging details of a British terrorism investigation lit a fire Thursday under U.S. investigators of intelligence agency leaks, an issue that had been on a back burner when the primary victim of leaks was President Trump.

After British officials chided the U.S. for disclosing to The New York Times sensitive details of the deadly terrorist bombing in Manchester, Mr. Trump ordered a Justice Department investigation and lawmakers on both sides of the aisle in Congress demanded action.

The U.K., one of America’s closest allies and intelligence partners, stopped sharing information with the U.S. about the investigation of the Islamic State-linked bombing, which killed 22 and injured dozens more at an Ariana Grande concert Monday.

Mr. Trump called the leaks “deeply troubling.”

“These leaks have been going on for a long time and my administration will get to the bottom of this,” he said in a statement while attending a NATO summit in Brussels. “The leaks of sensitive information pose a grave threat to our national security.”
I suspect the reason little has been done about the leaks is the lack of leadership at the FBI under Comey.  In fact, some have alleged that he may be one of the leakers of material targeting the Trump administration.  The Brits were upset because it tipped off some of the suspects associated with the Manchester bomber before they could be rounded up for questioning or possibly arrested.

Other leaks have been aimed at undermining President Trump and facilitating the intel-Democrat coup attempt.


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