Former Senate intel staffer being charged for lying about leaking to reporters

Posted at 11:13 pm on June 07, 2018 by Brett T.

There’s quite a bit of buzz at The New York Times Thursday night, as the Justice Department seized the phone and email records of one of its reporters.

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Saagar Enjeti adds that the seizure of records is connected to former Senate intel staffer James Wolfe, who is reportedly being charged with lying to investigators about leaking to the press.

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The reporter in question is Ali Watkins, who was formerly with Politico and BuzzFeed and now covers national security for The New York Times. According to The Times, Watkins was romantically involved with Wolfe for a time.

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Um …

Stay tuned.


 

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