Happening Now: Joe Biden has booted his top national security official at the Department of Justice. The official also happens to be one of the last holdovers hired by former President Donald Trump and raises questions about whether he’s being axed because he was investigating Democrats who may have leaked national security secrets to liberal media outlets.
“The Justice Department’s top national security official is resigning from his position after revelations that the department secretly seized records from Democrats and members of the media,” according to the Associated Press.
“John Demers will leave his position by the end of next week, a Justice Department official told The Associated Press on Monday. The official could not discuss the matter publicly and spoke to the AP on the condition of anonymity…
“The resignation comes amid questions about what Demers knew about the Justice Department’s efforts to secretly seize the phone data from House Democrats and reporters as part of the aggressive investigations into leaks. [emphasis added]
For more of this breaking news report, go to the Associated Press.
This is a breaking news report and will be updated if warranted.
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