Mobile phones about ten employees of the press service of the White house have been checked with regard to leaks in the media from a closed meeting. On Sunday, February 26, the newspaper writes Politico, citing a source present at the conversation, the official White house spokesman Sean Spicer with his staff,
Last week he found out that journalists got the information from closed meetings to the press service, and once again called those who attended to his office for a talk. During the Spicer expressed disappointment with a number of private conversations and meetings, the content of which was presented in the media in an unflattering light. Before the meeting subordinate Spicer were asked to leave their mobile phones on the table at the entrance to check in order to prove that they have nothing to hide.
During the meeting, White house spokesman reminded the press office staff that under US law, employees of the administration is prohibited to use the applications for data encryption and automatic deletion of sent messages.
As writes the edition, Spicer threatened to subordinate the big problems in the case of new leaks, or if the checks phones to involvement will yield positive results.
White house spokesman refused to give Politico comments on the topic.