• Sessions won't rule out prosecuting media outlets besides WikiLeaks

    5 monthes ago - By Think Progress

    The attorney general is leaving the door open for a major assault on press freedoms. CREDIT: CNN screengrab Amid a swirl of reports that U.S. authorities “have prepared charges to seek the arrest of WikiLeaks founder Julian Assange,” Attorney General Jeff Sessions isn't ruling out the possibility that cracking down on WikiLeaks could lead to other media outlets being prosecuted for covering leaks. During a Friday morning CNN appearance, Sessions was asked by anchor Kate Bolduan whether “folks should be concerned that this would also open up news organizations like CNN and the New York...
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