Trump's first year in the White House has been marred by persistent leaks at virtually every government level.
"We don't prosecute journalists for doing their jobs."
Many see Trump, who complains regularly about leaks, as a “citizen whistleblower” who can provide leadership to “drain the swamp.”
While the DOJ already has several ongoing leak investigations, U.S. officials say they plan to launch more.
"Everybody is going to start second-guessing whether or not they can trust Trump," an analyst tells Newsweek.
The law allows U.S. intelligence agencies to collect vast amounts of communications from foreigners, but often incidentally scoops up the communications of Americans.
Intelligence agencies have been aware since the end of last year of the breach, which led to WikiLeaks releasing thousands of pages of information.
Cruz's questionable remarks came during an exchange with Florida Senator Marco Rubio over the USA Freedom Act.
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Five Sony Pictures films were leaked onto file-sharing sites by hackers last week.
Secret Tapes in Polish ‘Waitergate’ Scandal Could Cost Warsaw’s Government a Key European Commission Post
Poland's parliamentarians are bracing themselves as more leaked files yet to be released