Are White House Leaks Self-Serving Or About The Greater Good?
Every presidential administration has leaks, but the Trump administration has made prior White Houses seem like they simply had tiny drips — instead of the current deluge.
Former Chief of Staff Reince Preibus was painted as a leaker, which was reportedly part of the reason he lost his job.
So why do leaks happen? Are they self-serving or more likely about the greater good in some way?
Frederic Lemieux of Georgetown University recently wrote a piece about leaks, and I spoke with him. Lemieux is faculty director for Georgetown’s Masters in Applied Intelligence.