The Department of Justice in its ongoing efforts to plug national security leaks closely monitored James Rosen, Fox News' chief Washington correspondent, the Washington Post reported Sunday evening.
The DOJ kept track of Rosen’s security badge access records to monitor his comings and goings from the State Department, the Post reports. The department also traced the timing of his calls with a State Department official and obtained a search warrant for his personal emails.
But if you think that’s bad, it apparently gets worse: Rosen wasn’t the only Fox News employee to come under intense DOJ scrutiny.
Fox News’ Megyn Kelly said Monday that Fox News correspondent William La Jeunesse and DOJ and national-security senior producer Mike Levine were also targeted by President Obama's Justice Department.
Here’s Kelly breaking the news:
And here she is discussing the legal aspects to the DOJ’s recent actions:
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