Ex-National Security Agency Official Indicted on Charges of Leaking Info to Baltimore Sun Reporter

By Allan Lengel ticklethewire.com WASHINGTON — An ex-high ranking National Security Agency official has been charged with allegedly leaking classified information to a national newspaper in 2006 and 2007, the Justice Department announced Thursday. Authorities indicted¬† Thomas A. Drake, 52, who headed an office in the NSA’s signals intelligence and engineering directorates at Fort Meade…

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Senior Administration Officials Privately Dismayed Over Atty. Gen. Holder’s Job Performance, Washington Post Reports

By Allan Lengel ticklethewire.com WASHINGTON — The Washington Post is reporting that senior administration officials aren’t all that happy with Atty. Gen. Eric Holder Jr and have privately expressed dismay about his job performance. The Post reports that administration officials have complained about Holder’s “tin ear in his decision-making and his public remarks.” The paper…

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