US authorities have prepared charges to seek the arrest of WikiLeaks founder Julian Assange, US officials familiar with the matter tell CNN.
This is bad, bad, bad for freedom of the press.. one of the most important elements of our democracy, which is why when asked if this will lead to the government going after other news organizations, Attorney General Sessions declined to comment:
Every single major media outlet, liberal or conservative, has at one time or another published stories relying upon leaked classified info. https://t.co/T8buWCvKwc
— Bradley P. Moss, Esq (@BradMossEsq) April 21, 2017
AG Sessions declines to comment when asked if prosecuting WikiLeaks might mean news orgs could also be prosecuted https://t.co/TYcw0XSKJH
— CNN (@CNN) April 21, 2017