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trump uses twitter to name new fbi director a month after he fired james comey

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trump uses twitter to name new fbi director a month after he fired james comey

a woman who worked as a records contractor for the federal government has been arrested on charges of turning over a secret document to a news organization, the first arrest of an alleged leaker by the trump administration.the woman, reality leigh winner, 25, of augusta, ga., was arrested over the weekend, the justice department said monday.according to an affidavit, winner admitted providing the document to a news organization. although the document and the media company were not identified in the affidavit, the announcement of the arrest came just hours after the intercept published a national security agency analysis that concluded that russian hackers were able to penetrate an american technology company that works with voter data.the fbi said winner went to work in february at a government facility in georgia as an employee of pluribus international, a firm based in alexandria, va., that does work for a number of intelligence and military agencies, according to its website.the document, classified as top secret, was dated may 5; four days later, winner printed it, the fbi said. an audit showed that just six people printed the document, including winner, and that her work computer showed she emailed the news organization, the fbi said.when agents showed up at her home, winner admitted taking the report to her home and mailing it to the news organization, fbi agent justin garrick wrote in the affidavit. she was charged with one count of violating the espionage act.in ...