U.S. Attorney General Merrick Garland directed the department to evaluate how it obtains records from Congress in light of revelations that the previous administration had used secret subpoenas to collect Democratic lawmakers' communications. This report produced by Zachary Goelman.
Brian Stelter asks CNN Washington bureau chief Sam Feist what he wants to hear at an upcoming meeting with Attorney General Merrick Garland. Feist says news execs want more specifics about Trump-era spying and more protections for journalists doing their jobs. “The most important goal,” he says, “is to prevent this from happening in the future, not just by the Biden administration, but by future administrations.”