Chelsea Clinton: I'm donating to ACLU in response to DOJ crackdown on leaks
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Chelsea Clinton says she is donating to the American Civil Liberties Union (ACLU) in the wake of Attorney General Jeff SessionsJefferson (Jeff) Beauregard SessionsDOJ should take action against China's Twitter propaganda Lewandowski says he's 'happy' to testify before House panel The Hill's Morning Report — Trump and the new Israel-'squad' controversy MORE's announcement on Friday of a government-wide effort to crackdown on leaks

Part of the crackdown involves a Justice Department review of its policies on subpoenaing media organizations that publish leaked sensitive information.

The former first daughter quickly weighed in: 


The ACLU swiftly condemned the Sessions's announcement as an attempt to clamp down on press freedom.

“Every American should be concerned about the Trump administration’s threat to step up its efforts against whistleblowers and journalists," said Ben Wizner, the director of the ACLU's Speech, Privacy and Technology Project. "A crackdown on leaks is a crackdown on the free press and on democracy as a whole."

Former Attorney General Eric HolderEric Himpton HolderJuan Williams: Democrats finally hit Trump where it hurts GOP governor vetoes New Hampshire bill to create independent redistricting commission Why target Tucker Carlson? It's part of the left's war on the right MORE revised Justice Department rules in 2013, imposing new limits on subpoenaing journalists' notes and other information that could help law enforcement officials identify leakers and anonymous sources.