New Trump admin would try to prosecute journalists, former Trump adviser says

Posted on AllSides December 6th, 2023
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A former Trump administration official who remains close to the former president warned on Tuesday that a second Trump administration would target journalists and attempt to “prosecute them for crimes” should Trump win the 2024 election.

Kash Patel, a former adviser on Donald Trump’s National Security Council who also served as chief of staff to the acting secretary of Defense, continues to hold sway with the former president and would likely serve in a national security capacity in a second Trump administration.

Patel’s comments come as Trump seeks a return...

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