Tuesday, February 28, 2017
The Rasmussen Minute: The United Leaks of America
From the Vietnam era release of the Pentagon Papers to General Michael Flynn's recently intercepted phone calls with Russia, presidents have hunted the shadows of the “deep state” for those who leak damaging national intelligence information to the media.
Like those before him, President Trump whose month-old administration has been plagued with leaks has vowed to catch and punish those responsible.
But can the Dapper Don take down the leakers that lurk somewhere beneath the surface of the swamp? Or will he continue to be haunted by secrets spillers like Daniel Ellsberg, Mark “Deep Throat” Felt, Chelsea Manning and Edward Snowden?
This week's Rasmussen Minute dives into the sea of stolen classified information that is the United Leaks of America.