Are leaks about Russia contacts 'illegal,' as Trump says?

Amid a slew of reports suggesting improper contact between members of President Donald Trump’s inner circle and Russia, Trump says the media is missing the real problem: leaks. "Illegal" leaks, to be specific. Trump confusingly said that the "leaks are real" but "the news is fake" in a Feb. 16 press conference. He added that he’s asked the Justice Department to look into the "criminal leaks." What’s at stake is whether Trump administration officials have been having secret talks with Russian officials. Based on leaked information, the Washington Post reported that former national security adviser Gen. Michael Flynn may have … >>More
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