White House under increasing pressure to cooperate on leak probe
Published July 27, 2012
The White House is coming under intensifying pressure, on Capitol Hill and the campaign trail, to get to the bottom of recent security leaks that top officials now say "have put lives in danger."
Apparent leaks over an Al Qaeda affiliate bomb plot and the digital sabotage of Iran's nuclear program have been under investigation by two Justice Department attorneys for weeks. But speculation about the source and motive for those leaks has boiled up in recent days, as one top-ranking lawmaker suggests the administration is not fully cooperating with its own internal probe.
House Intelligence Committee Chairman Mike Rogers, R-Mich., said earlier this week on Fox News that the administration is not furnishing the full extent of records and personnel they should to investigators.
Rogers later released a statement saying he has "serious doubts about the ability of the Executive Branch to investigate itself."
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