Tag: whistleblowers

“Under no circumstances would he provide such testimony," Holder said.

Holder, the nation’s first black Attorney General, has held that post for all six years of President Barack Obama’s time in office.

Recent arrests of journalists covering protests in Missouri have put a spotlight on press freedoms in the US. A NYT reporter could go to jail if he refuses to reveal his anonymous source in a book he wrote in 2006.

"Just the threat of getting charged is enough to chill that journalistic practice. It sends a real scary message to those people who do this for a living.”

"It's the largest leak trial in U.S. history. It has ramifications, wide ramifications."