Offbeat The Trump Administration has obtained the Faders of Journalists Investigating the Russian case

20:20  09 may  2021
20:20  09 may  2021 Source:   parismatch.com

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The "Washington Post" revealed that the Ministry of Justice of Donald Trump asked and obtained the telephone invoices of three of his journalists who were investigating on The Russian case, in order to determine who their contacts were.

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Four years later, revelations continue. Friday, the " Washington Post " stated that the Ministry of Justice of Donald Trump A, last year, requested and obtained the telephone invoices of Greg Miller, Ellen Nakashima and Adam ENTIOUT, three journalists who then investigated on the Russian case, as well as suspicions of collusion were nicknamed between the Trump campaign and Russian agents. The data collected was spread over more than three months, between April 15 and July 31, 2017, and were on their phones, laptops or fixed, professional and personal, and revealed the numbers of their correspondents and the duration of the Calls.

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"The Department of Justice should immediately reveal the reasons for this intrusion in the reporters' activities that did their profession, an activity protected by the first amendment," said a day-to-day editor, Cameron Barr. Journalists, whose third no longer works for the "Washington Post", were warned early in the week by a letter from the Ministry of Justice. "The targets of these surveys are not the media but those who have access to national defense information and provided them with the press and have failed to protect them, as the law provides", has defended the holder. Ministry's word, Marc Raimondi.

A major case for the first year of the Trump

mandate The request was made last year and was approved by a Judge and Bill Burr, then Minister of Justice - and was intended to identify the sources of journalists who Multiplied the revelations on this survey that undermined the first year of the mandate of Donald Trump but at the end of which it had not been prosecuted.

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The three journalists had revealed, in 2017, that Jeff Sessions had spoken, during the presidential campaign of the previous year, with the Russian ambassador in the United States, Sergei Kislyak. Senator of Alabama, supporting the first hour of Donald Trump, he had been appointed Minister of Justice but had provoked the anger of billionaire by calling on any investigation on the subject after the revelation of his meetings with the ambassador Russian. He had returned to his deputy Rod Rosenstein to ask, after the limogear of the director of the James Comey FBI, the appointment of a special attorney to investigate these serious suspicions.

The relationship between the US president and his minister of justice had severely suffered, until the first contrains the second to resignation , in November 2018. "Jeff Sessions accepted the post, took the position. , Received, what I find very unfair to the president frankly. How can one take a post and to recuse? If he had recused before, I would have said, "Thank you Jeff, but I will not take you." It's very unjust-and it's a weak word- for the president, "said the billionaire in an interview with the" New York Times "in July 2017. He had retweeted about the challenge of "betrayal" sessions.

'Twisted': Russia brands US an 'unfriendly' country .
Russian President Vladimir Putin’s government has branded the United States an “unfriendly” nation, putting a new legal stamp on tensions with Washington in advance of high-level meetings with President Joe Biden’s administration. © Provided by Washington Examiner Russian officials included the Czech Republic on the list alongside the United States, a pairing that points to last month’s dispute over an alleged spy scandal as the cause of the designation.

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