As a candidate in Florida, Trump loved leaks
WASHINGTON - President Trump today lashed out at leaks coming from across Washington and said he has asked the Justice Department to investigate. “It’s a criminal act.”
But as a candidate Trump reveled in leaks — WikiLeaks. On the trail in Florida and elsewhere, Trump discussed the Democratic emails that an array of experts say were hacked by the Russians.
Pressed on matter, Trump attempted to draw a distinction between “classified” information coming out now vs. internal Democratic chatter.
There is a distinction, though some Republicans such as Sen. Marco Rubio say WikiLeaks raise troubling questions about the role of Russia.