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Trump transcript not about leaking, it's about accountability

Trump transcript not about leaking, it's about accountability

To leak or not to leak, that is the question. In the case of the transcripts of President Donald Trump’s phone calls with the president of Mexico and prime minister of Australia, I have no doubt this particular leak to the press was acceptable (“Trump talked tersely with leaders of Mexico, Australia,” Aug. 5). We need to protect and defend the members of the press and keep information flowing freely. How else can we be able to discern for ourselves the dysfunction of this president than to read his exact words?

The transcript of the phone conversations...

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