On Fox, Joe diGenova celebrates DOJ seizing New York Times reporter's records: “They should go after the reporters”

diGenova: “This is perfectly legitimate tactics”

From the June 8 edition of Fox News' The Ingraham Angle:

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LAURA INGRAHAM (HOST): The White House now says for freedom of the press, but now the DOJ is going after this poor reporter.

JOE DIGENOVA (FORMER U.S. ATTORNEY): Yeah, well, I am all for it. I think they should go after the reporters, and I hope they are doing the same thing with the leaks of the private conversations that President Trump had with foreign leaders that were leaked by somebody at the NSA or the CIA. This is perfectly legitimate tactics.

At least this administration didn't label the reporter a criminal co-conspirator like they did with James Rosen. That was outrageous. This is perfectly legitimate stuff, and if a guy wants to leak classified information to a reporter, he should be held accountable for it. By the way, Carter Page has got a new defendant for his civil suit, and it's the guy who was the head of security for the intelligence committee.


BYRON YORK (WASHINGTON EXAMINER COLUMNIST): We should point out the reporter is not suspected of any wrongdoing.

INGRAHAM: Not yet.


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