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In the press despite a war well it's -- today by what I think is a very major development in the case of our colleague and friend James -- It turns out that the Justice Department investigating a leak that they suspected came from the State Department official.
Tracked his movements which they -- -- through the ID badges used to get -- the State Department to some extent.
And they went to a judge to get a subpoena to get his private email.
Which is something that is not easy to do.
In order to get the judge to -- -- they represented the court did what he was doing in the normal course of trying to get a government official telling things with criminal.
That is treating ordinary reporting protected by the First Amendment as criminal activity I have been racking my brain and I cannot think of oppressive -- -- I don't does this ever happened.
And in terms of what the administration has been trying to say that they're trying to stop leaks not harass or intimidate reporters -- -- for reporter's shield.
This go to this is through doors he'll look melodies that's like stopped -- before -- kill again I mean that's.
That's please pass a shield law to protect journalists from us.
That's the kind of scary words -- put its limits but think about it.
I'm I'm I'm trying not to because otherwise they'll get too jittery.
Hume thank you for writing that respect and thought about it that way and I'm sure that the Internet hadn't either.
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