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Clarification of Comments in News Conference on Leaks

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Washington, DC, June 7, 2012 | Susan Phalen ((202) 225-4121) | comments

 

                                               Statement by Chairman Mike Rogers

Clarification of Comments in News Conference on Leaks

“I want to be clear about a statement I made earlier today.  As I mentioned, it is my understanding that portions of the National Security Division of the Department of Justice have recused themself with respect to at least one investigation regarding disclosures.  I did not intend to suggest that this recusal implied that anyone in the division had improperly disclosed any information, but rather that the sorts of issues that can force a recusal show the serious complications facing the Department in investigating these matters.”

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