Security Clearance Of NIE Leaker Suspended

A staffer of Democrat, Rep. Jane Harman of California, who is the senior Democrat in the House Intelligence Committee, is looking like the one who shared the report to the New York Times, just weeks before the election.  As an investigation begins in the committee, his security clearance is suspended.  That, according to House Intelligence Committee Chairman Rep. Peter Hoekstra of Michigan.

NewsMax article snippet:

Hoekstra acted after another Republican on the intelligence committee, Rep. Ray LaHood of Illinois, pointed out that the Democratic staff member requested and received a copy of the document from the office of U.S. intelligence chief John Negroponte just days before the leaks began to appear.

It’s about time that the Justice Department gets to the bottom of the leaking of top secret documents to the media.

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