Tag: James Wolfe

New York Times Investigating Ali Watkins’ Reporting in Light of DOJ Leak Probe

The New York Times is reportedly investigating Ali Watkins, its national security reporter whose phone and email records were seized as part of the Justice Department’s crackdown on unauthorized leaks. The paper announced Tuesday it is “reviewing” Watkins’ past reporting, in light of allegations that she may have received classified information from James Wolfe, a Senate Intelligence […]

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BuzzFeed Ben Slams DOJ for Exposing His Reporter Dated Her Source

BuzzFeed News editor in chief Ben Smith criticized the Justice Department on CNN’s Reliable Sources Sunday for revealing his former reporter Ali Watkins was engaged in a romantic relationship with Senate Intelligence Committee security veteran James Wolfe. Partial transcript between Smith and Reliable Sources host Brian Stelter are as follows: STELTER: About last year, did you know at that […]

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Alleged Deep State Leaker James Wolfe Makes First Court Appearance

James Wolfe, the former Senate Intelligence Committee security director charged with lying about his contacts with a series of journalists – including his former paramour, New York Times reporter Ali Watkins – appeared in court Friday after his arrest late Thursday night. Wolfe’s indictment Thursday upset the entire understanding of how one-time Trump associate Carter Page […]

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Donald Trump: ‘Terrific’ That a Leaker Was Busted by Justice Department

President Donald Trump suggested Friday that it was “terrific” that the Department of Justice had caught senate aide James Wolfe leaking classified information to the media. “It’s very interesting that they caught a leaker — it’s a very important leaker,” Trump said, noting that he was still getting more information about the case. “It could […]

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