Sessions, Job Security in Hand, to Vow a New Crackdown on Leaks

Attorney General Jeff Sessions will detail the Justice Department’s efforts to investigate and prosecute intelligence leaks Friday, echoing one of Donald Trump’s chief concerns days after getting assurances that the president doesn’t plan to fire him.

Joined by Director of National Intelligence Dan Coats, Sessions will announce efforts that law enforcement and intelligence agencies will make to prevent unauthorized disclosure of sensitive information and to find and prosecute those responsible for leaks, said a person familiar with the plans.

No specific cases or prosecutions are expected to be announced, according to the person, who asked not to be identified in advance of the event.

New White House Chief of Staff John Kelly told Sessions in a phone call over the weekend that his position is safe despite a barrage of critical tweets from the president in recent weeks, according to a person familiar with the conversation who asked not to

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