Clapper: Trump revoking Brennan’s security clearance is an ‘infringement’ on free speech

The Hill

“Former Director of National Intelligence James Clapper said Wednesday that President Trump’s decision to revoke ex-CIA Director John Brennan’s security clearance is an infringement of Brennan’s First Amendment rights.” 

Source: https://thehill.com/homenews/administration/402002-clapper-trump-revoking-brennans-security-clearance-is-an-infringement

Has Trump made it easier to spy on journalists?

Intercept

Has Trump Made It Easier to Spy on Journalists? Lawsuit Demands Answers.

Free speech groups have sued to find out what tactics Trump’s Justice Department can use to investigate leaks and journalists.

Source: theintercept.com/2017/11/29/trumps-rules-for-spying-on-journalists-sought-in-federal-lawsuit/

Torture report must be released, not buried

Open the Government 

OTG: Torture Report Must Be Released, Not Buried | OpenTheGovernment.org

In a troubling rejection of transparency and accountability, the Trump administration has reportedly begun returning federal agency copies of the Senate Torture Report to Congress. At the request of Senate Select Committee on Intelligence Chairman Sen. Richard Burr (R-NC), the CIA, the CIA Inspector General, and the Office of the Director of National Intelligence have all sent their copies to Congress.

Source: www.openthegovernment.org/node/5521

The government is spying on journalists to find leakers

New York Post

The government is spying on journalists to find leakers

There was a big ruckus four years ago when the Associated Press announced that telephone records for 20 of its reporters had been subpoenaed by the Justice Department.

Source: nypost.com/2017/05/31/the-government-is-spying-on-journalists-to-find-leakers/