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Good evening I'm Bret -- top lawmakers on Capitol Hill -- Too much sensitive national security information is making its way into your newspapers televisions and computers.
What they cannot agree on is why.
And whether the Obama administration is playing politics with American lives chief intelligence correspondent Catherine Herridge has tonight's top story.
The leadership of the house and Senate Intelligence Committees were blunt.
This has to stop.
When people say they don't want to work with the United States because they can't trust us to keep a secret that serious.
When you have the kind of leaks that have them -- -- out in the last few.
Few weeks it -- labs and dangerous without providing details lawmakers -- they are crafting legislation to curb the leaks of classified information.
Which -- recently included the stocks -- computer virus in Iran's nuclear program the predator drone campaign and in new al-Qaeda plot we need to put together a policy.
That we -- people know what the policy is.
If you violate that policy you're gonna be held accountable -- the foiled underwear bomb plot which -- in early may involving a device similar to this one.
The chair of the House Intelligence Committee said the facts are disconcerting.
Committee has material suggesting that the agencies were directed to expand the scope of classified information they gave to depress.
We know in some cases someone from.
A segment of the media was present in a classified setting.
As for the -- source of Roger suggested the Department of Justice or DOJ may be possible the -- national security division has recused itself from at least one element of the investigation.
Suggesting some of these leaks could have come from the sources.
Within the DOJ or the FBI.
Congressman Rogers walked back that claim late today saying -- accuse -- show the investigation is complicated.
The principles on both committees declined to say whether the leaks -- be politically motivated.
-- Catherine thank you.
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