A.G. Eric Holder has assigned two prosecutors to lead the investigation on the leaking of confidential state documents. He said that “The unauthorized disclosure of classified information can compromise the security of this country and all Americans, and it will not be tolerated.”

Holder has assigned U.S. Attorney for District of Columbia, Ronald C. Machen Jr., and U.S. Attorney for Maryland, Rod J. Rosenstein, to lead the investigation, along with the help of the FBI.

Holder commented on his choice of these attorneys, saying that “These two highly respected and experienced prosecutors will be directing separate investigations currently being conducted by the FBI. I have every confidence in their abilities to follow the facts and the evidence in the pursuit of justice wherever it leads.”

Earlier Friday, President Barack Obama rejected the claims that the White House had deliberately leaked secrets to the media, saying the idea that they would do this was “offensive” and that it would put Americans at risk.

He also said that “The notion that the White House would purposely release classified national security information is offensive, it’s wrong, and people, I think, need to have a better sense of how I approach this office and how the people around me approach this office.”

Whatever may happen from this incident at the white house, the people who leaked the information will hopefully get brought into court for their misdeeds, and we will hear about it as soon as this problem has been taking care of.

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