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Jonathan Rauch, Time
The Trump Administration is right to worry about leaks — and, boy, is it worried. Director of National Intelligence Dan Coats told the Senate Armed Services committee that leaks are “devastating.” At a press briefing, Attorney General Jeff Sessions said they were “undermining the ability of our government to protect this country.” Never has an American administration been so unable to stem the flow of unauthorized information and so helpless to protect confidences in government. When Sessions spoke of the “staggering number” of leaks, he was not exaggerating.