Mother Of NSA Whistleblower Reality Winner: I Didn’t Want To See Her Plead Guilty To Violating Espionage Act
Kevin Gosztola spoke to NSA whistleblower Reality Winner’s mother, Billie Winner-Davis, about her pleading guilty to violating the Espionage Act.
Reality Winner formally pled guilty to violating the Espionage Act. Plea was part of agreement with U.S. government for 63-month prison sentence.
NSA whistleblower Reality Winner is expected to plead guilty to violating the Espionage Act on June 26 and Kevin Gosztola is headed to Georgia to cover it.
National Security Agency whistleblower Reality Winner, who was charged with violating the Espionage Act when she released an NSA report on alleged Russian hacking of voter registration systems, will accept a plea agreement. Winner is scheduled to formally change her plea to guilty on June 26 in a federal court
The defense for former NSA contractor Reality Winner appealed a federal magistrate judge’s decision, where 40 out of 41 subpoenas were rejected.
A federal judge denied forty of the forty-one requests for subpoenas submitted by Reality Winner’s attorneys, severely limiting her defense.
Local news media in Minnesota reported that FBI special agent Terry Albury was charged with violating the Espionage Act when he allegedly disclosed documents to the Intercept. He apparently pled guilty and took responsibility for his alleged actions. Albury is the second person who made disclosures to the press to
Trump’s pardon of Navy sailor stands in stark contrast to double-standard for leaks, especially when considering David Petraeus and Reality Winner’s cases
Kevin Gosztola was in Augusta, Georgia, during the past week to cover a hearing in NSA contractor Reality Winner’s case. It was his first time in the city, and he describes the setting as an unintentionally appropriate backdrop for the government’s prosecution. So, Rania Khalek interviewed him. The downtown area
Shadowproof co-founder Kevin Gosztola appeared on “Democracy Now!” to talk about his most recent coverage of NSA contractor Reality Winner’s case.