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President Trump Calls Out ‘Leaker’ James Comey

President Donald Trump reacted to fired FBI director James Comey’s testimony on Thursday before the Senate Intelligence Committee where he admitted leaking to a college professor the content of his private discussions with the president.

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Law Professors Weigh in on Comey’s Leak to Legal Colleague: Let Him Testify!

Two law professors weighed in on Twitter on Thursday after fired FBI Director James Comey revealed during his appearance before the Senate Intelligence Committee that he asked Columbia Law Professor Daniel Richman to leak to the press the content of his discussions in private meetings with President Donald Trump.

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Total Vetting Fail: Left-Wing Snowden Fan Girl Reality Winner Gets Access to Our NSA Secrets

It reads like something out of a screwball comedy: a far-left activist named “Reality Leigh Winner” somehow received clearance to work for the National Security Agency, which she allegedly proceeded to rob of classified material in the name of the kookburger anti-Trump “Resistance.” In the post-Edward Snowden era, how does someone like this get anywhere near sensitive data?

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HAYWARD: Where Do We Go to Vote Against the Leakers?

It is an article of NeverTrump and Resistance faith that President Trump made a fatal mistake by picking a fight with the intelligence services and FBI, who would retaliate with a tsunami of leaks and investigations that wash the Trump presidency away. Their work to date hasn’t been very impressive. The leakers have done at least as much damage to America’s national interests as they have to Donald Trump.

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Dershowitz: Special Counsel Is Wrong Choice, Except to Investigate Leaks

Harvard Law School emeritus professor, liberal Democrat, and noted defense lawyer Alan Dershowitz has penned an op-ed in The Hill opposing the appointment of a special counsel to oversee the investigation into possible ties between President Donald Trump’s 2016 presidential campaign and the Russian government.

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Flashback: 5 Times Obama Administration Leaked Classified Information

Let us take a look back at five times former President Barack Obama leaked classified information, without a peep of protest from the media that are currently melting down over President Donald Trump’s discussions with Russian Foreign Minister Sergey Lavrov.

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5 Best and 5 Worst Moments of Trump’s First 100 Days

By historical standards, Trump has led a very active presidency thus far, stunning his opponents with a battery of executive orders, but facing stiff “resistance” from the opposition and the courts. Here are the five best moments — and the five worst.

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O’Reilly on CIA Leaks: ‘Treason in the Air’

Wednesday on Fox News Channel’s “The O’Reilly Factor,” host Bill O’Reilly reacted to the WikiLeaks dump earlier this week revealing many CIA tactics by calling the leaks a “treasonous act.” Transcript as follows (courtesy of BillOReilly.com): Treason in the air.

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Robert Barnes: Obama Encouraged ‘Deep State’ ‘De Facto Coup’ Against Trump

On Friday’s Breitbart News Daily, SiriusXM host Alex Marlow asked attorney Robert Barnes about the campaign of leaks to damage the Trump administration, described by some observers as “deep state” career bureaucrats and/or holdovers from the Obama administration acting as saboteurs. Marlow wondered if there was any legal recourse for the Trump administration to halt this operation.

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Judge Jeanine: Trump Has to Prosecute Obama ‘Leftovers’ Behind Leaks

Friday on Fox News Channel’s “Fox & Friends,” “Justice” anchor Jeanine Pirro discussed how President Donald Trump should handle leaks coming out of his administration. Co-host Steve Doocy asked Pirro about Trump’s assertion a day earlier in a press conference

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Devin Nunes Faces Heat for Questioning Intel Leaks Against Flynn

House Permanent Select Committee on Intelligence Rep. Devin Nunes (R-CA) is facing a backlash from some of his left-wing constituents after questioning the legality of surveillance that led to President Donald Trump’s national security adviser Gen. Michael Flynn’s resignation on Monday.

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Report: Obama Leaked Mossad Report to Embarrass Netanyahu

Israel’s Army Radio, via the Jerusalem Post, reports that local sources claim U.S. President Barack Obama arranged the leak of a Mossad report on the Iran nuclear talks as an act of revenge against Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu for agreeing to speak to Congress in February about radical Islam and the Iranian threat. The Mossad report allegedly suggests new sanctions would cause talks to collapse, and its release is calculated to suggest disagreement with Netanyahu.