How a Crackdown on Leaks Threatens Confidential Sources

It seems all but certain that the Justice Department will try to chip away at the guidelines that limit when federal prosecutors can serve subpoenas on the news media.

The Hardest Job in Politics: Presidential Spokesman

In the wake of the firing of the F.B.I. director, James Comey, the White House has struggled to keep its story straight. Conflicting messages, and President Trump himself, have made it difficult for the communications team to speak on his behalf.

Retro Report: Amid Leaks, Recalling an Epic Battle Over Press Freedom in Nixon Era

March 26, 2017 Retro Report By CLYDE HABERMAN As details trickled into print and pixels about Russian tampering with the election that put him in the White House, a snappish President Trump lashed out in his favored medium. On Feb. 15, he wrote on Twitter: “The...