GOP presidential candidate Vivek Ramaswamy published an opinion piece in The Wall Street Journal on Sunday vowing to ask Congress to repeal the Espionage Act of 1917 if elected in 2024.Read More
Former President Donald Trump has been charged with a variety of crimes, including violation of the misnamed Espionage Act.
That 1917 statute is misnamed because it covers a great many offenses that don’t involve spying or giving secrets to the enemy. In fact, over the years it has been used extensively against patriotic Americans who have opposed wars and dissented from other government actions.Read More
Former President Donald Trump denounced the federal case against him as “the most evil and heinous abuse of power in the history of our country” during a primetime speech from his Trump National Golf Club in Bedminster, New Jersey.Read More
The Air National Guardsman arrested by federal agents for allegedly leaking classified Pentagon documents online was charged Friday with unauthorized retention and transmission of national defense information and willful retention of classified documents.
He faces charges under the Espionage Act.Read More
According to the FBI’s court-approved search warrant for Donald Trump’s Mar-a-Lago resort, probable cause existed to believe Donald Trump may have violated three laws by seemingly stealing 300 classified government documents from the White House, some extremely sensitive, and squirreling them away in his Florida mansion. For the public, the most arresting (no pun intended) of these allegedly violated statutes is the Espionage Act of 1917.Read More