(Newsroom America) -- The chairwoman of the Senate Intelligence Committee said Tuesday that a spate of national security leaks which that have made their way onto the front pages of top newspapers over the past few years are coming from the White House, though she did not implicate President Obama directly.
Sen. Dianne Feinstein said she did not believe Obama was disclosing the secrets but that she had doubts about his White House staff.
"I think the White House has to understand that some of this is coming from their ranks," she said at a World Affairs Council forum, according to remarks published by The Associated Press.
Regarding the president, however, she said, "I don’t believe for a moment that he goes out and talks about it."
Attorney General Eric Holder has launched an investigation into leaks about U.S.-launched cyber attacks against Iran and a plot by al Qaeda to bomb an airliner.
Republicans have criticized the administration heavily over the leaks, accusing the White House of playing politics with national security.
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