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Real News From The Blaze:' GOP Pushes Holder for Special Prosecutor in Leaks Investigation


While Attorney General Eric Holder is already facing intense pressure from House Republicans in regard to the investigation of Operation Fast & Furious, GOP members in the Senate have begun to up scrutiny for the investigation of continued national security leaks from the Obama administration. Thirty-one Republican senators signed a letter sent to Holder Tuesday, demanding that a special prosecutor be assigned to investigate "an avalanche of leaks" on national security matters, rather than the two US attorneys assigned now for the criminal investigation.

The demands come as a new book from David Sanger, Confront and Conceal: Obama’s Secret Wars and Surprising Use of American Power, appears to reveal details linking the leaks to current National Security Advisor Thomas Donilon. His name came under suspicion as a result of David Sanger’s new book  about the Obama Administration’s foreign policy. An excerpt from the book posted by ABC's Jake Tapper shows the tension between Donilon and the Pentagon as details from the raid on Osama bin Laden began to permeate in the media shortly after the event:

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