On ‘Radio Times’: As the White House leaks, Mueller’s shop remains tight

 Former FBI Director Robert Mueller, the special counsel probing Russian interference in the 2016 election, is shown in 2013. (Charles Dharapak/AP Photo, file)

Former FBI Director Robert Mueller, the special counsel probing Russian interference in the 2016 election, is shown in 2013. (Charles Dharapak/AP Photo, file)

On Thursday’s Radio Times, host Marty Moss-Coane was joined by Domenico Montanaro, NPR’s lead editor for politics and digital audience.

The new White House communications director, Anthony Scaramucci, has been very vocal about firing leakers. Thursady morning, he even singled out the President’s Chief-of-Staff, Reince Priebus, by strongly suggesting that he was responsible for much of the confidential and private information that has found its way into the headlines in the first six months of the Trump investigation.

Meanwhile, special counsel Robert Mueller, who is leading the investigation into the Trump team’s contact with the Russian government, has been running a relatively tight ship, with few-to-no leaks emanating from his team.

On Thursday’s Radio Times, host Marty Moss-Coane was joined by Domenico Montanaro, NPR’s lead editor for politics and digital audience.

Montanaro described the special counsel’s investigation by saying, “you haven’t seen a lot of leaks coming from Mueller, he’s tried to keep mum on a number of things although conservatives are upset over the kinds of high-powered lawyers he’s brought, some of which have had donations to democratic candidates.”

Listen to the full interview on Radio Times.

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