With Trump attacking the press, the press has been vowing to unite. Additionally, some of the larger newspapers are hiring more reporters for investigative journalism and fact checking.
With Trump attacking our intelligence agencies, I suspect leaks to the press might occur.
Since Trump attacked our European allies and being fearful of Trump and Russian ties, intelligence agencies throughout the world have become more vigilant in seeking information about Trump. Countries who are not allied with Russia have expressed concern of sharing their intelligence with the U.S. due to the possibility it could be shared with Russia. Israel is afraid their intelligence shared with the U.S. could be shared with Iran through Russia and European countries are concerned theirs would be shared with Russia itself.
McClatchy is now reporting on what could be a leak:
"The FBI and five other law enforcement and intelligence agencies have collaborated for months in an investigation into Russian attempts to influence the November election, including whether money from the Kremlin covertly aided President-elect Donald Trump, two people familiar with the matter said."
"The agencies involved in the inquiry are the FBI, the CIA, the National Security Agency, the Justice Department, the Treasury Departmentís Financial Crimes Enforcement Network and representatives of the director of national intelligence, the sources said.
Investigators are examining how money may have moved from the Kremlin to covertly help Trump win, the two sources said. One of the allegations involves whether a system for routinely paying thousands of Russian-American pensioners may have been used to pay some email hackers in the United States or to supply money to intermediaries who would then pay the hackers, the two sources said."
"The working group is scrutinizing the activities of a few Americans who were affiliated with Trumpís campaign or his business empire and of multiple individuals from Russia and other former Soviet nations who had similar connections, the sources said.
"The BBC reported last week that the joint inquiry was launched when the CIA learned last spring, through a Baltic ally, of a recording indicating the Russian government was planning to funnel funds aimed at influencing the U.S. election."
Read the whole story at:http://www.mcclatchydc.com/news/politics-government/article127231799.html