The New York Times reports:
The Trump Justice Department secretly seized the phone records of four New York Times reporters spanning nearly four months in 2017 as part of a leak investigation, the Biden administration disclosed on Wednesday.
It was the latest in a series of revelations about the Trump administration secretly obtaining reporters’ communications records in an effort to uncover their sources.
Last month, the Biden Justice Department disclosed Trump-era seizures of the phone logs of reporters who work for The Washington Post and the phone and email logs for a CNN reporter.
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The Trump Justice Department secretly obtained the phone records of four New York Times reporters as part of a leak investigation, the newspaper says. It’s the third recent disclosure related to federal authorities seizing the records of journalists. https://t.co/smqETx8fNO
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