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Trump’s Ukraine Scandal Shows Why Leaks Are Vital to Democracy

Yet lawmakers of both stripes demonize people who share information with the press

A photo of U.S. president Donald Trump and Ukrainian president Volodymyr Zelensky.
U.S. President Donald Trump and Ukrainian President Volodymyr Zelensky shake hands during a meeting in New York on September 25, 2019. Photo: Saul Loeb/Getty Images

DDonald Trump is now closer than ever to being impeached by the House. Speaker Nancy Pelosi has finally opened the door to bringing charges after Trump was caught pressuring a…



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