Derek Reinbold // 8/13/17 //
President Trump’s speech to the Boy Scouts was both inappropriate and indecent, writes Michael C. Dorf at Take Care.
The Trump Administration’s leaks deserve to be investigated, but not by Attorney General Jeff Sessions, write Benjamin Wittes and Susan Hennessey (Lawfare).
The Trump Administration’s war on leaks risks journalists’ First Amendment rights, notes William E. Lee at Just Security.
The Justice Department clarified that it was not pursuing charges against reporters as part of its leak investigations (NYT).
Leak investigations have tripled under the Trump Administration, compared to those open at the end of Obama’s presidency (NYT).