Put them in front of the grand jury. You either answer the question or you’re going to be held in contempt and go to jail, which is what I thought all reporters aspire to do anyway. I thought that was the crown jewel of the reporter’s resume to actually go to jail protecting a source.

Representative Trey Gowdy, Republican, South Carolina, during a House Judiciary subcommittee hearing on leaks to the press about subjects such as US cyber warfare preparation, the killing of Osama Bin Laden and US kill lists. Los Angeles Times, House Republicans consider prosecuting reporters over leaks.

Evidently, Gowdy isn’t a fan of Shield Laws.

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