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The Trump administration has been more than upfront about wanting to shut down any kind of leaks to the press, regardless of whether the information is classified or not.

Among the more notable leaks so far have been transcripts of President Donald Trump's phone calls with foreign heads of state, and Attorney General Jeff Sessions has an idea for how to trace them.

Axios reported Sunday that Sessions has repeatedly broached the idea of administering polygraph examinations (more commonly referred to as lie detector tests) to every staffer of the more than 100 that make up the National Security Council. Sessions believes the NSC is the agency the leaks came from, and he figures this action would deter potential future leakers.

With the transcripts being distributed to a relatively small audience and the leaks of said transcripts even getting criticized by some notable Democrats, he apparently thinks this is as good a place to start as any.

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