Jeff Sessions: We're investigating 27 leaks of classified information

The Justice Department is conducting 27 investigations into classified leaks of information, a threefold increase from recent years, according to Attorney General Jeff Sessions.

At a House oversight hearing on Tuesday, Sessions sought to emphasize that his department is taking the leak "epidemic" seriously.

"Members of the committee, we had about nine open investigations of classified leaks in the last three years," Sessions said. "We have 27 investigations open today. We intend to get to the...


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