Politico on Advanced Warnings After Publishing Leaked SCOTUS Drafts
Politico is on high alert after the publication of a leaked bomb blast draft Supreme Court opinion that upsets opinions. Roe v Wade.
In a memo emailed to all employees on Tuesday, the influential DC news outlet outlined the additional security precautions currently in place as a result of a story based on an undisclosed leak. from the supreme court and shows a conservative majority intending to repeal the landmark 1973 decision establishing the right to legal abortion.
“With increasing visibility for POLITICO following our report at the Supreme Court last night, we wanted to make sure you were aware of some of the additional safety measures we are proactive about. apply,” Politico Chief Talent Officer Traci Schweikert wrote on top of a memo obtained and reviewed by The Daily Beast.
In addition to outlining stringent new safety precautions, the memo reiterates existing measures and assures all employees: “Your safety and health is of paramount importance.”
The memo also calls on employees to be aware of ways they can protect themselves from physical or digital threats. “First, be aware of who accesses our elevator with you and the possibility of ‘adjusting’ to your floor,” the email continued, then encouraged staff to take aggressive measures. to secure social media accounts and remove personal information from their profiles.
One Politico The spokesman declined to comment. A source familiar with the matter stressed to The Daily Beast that the enhanced security measures are proactive in nature and are not meant to deal with any particular threat.
The leak of the draft SCOTUS opinion from within the confines of the court led to condemnation Tuesday from Chief Justice John Roberts, who wrote in a statement: “To what extent the betrayal this to the Court’s confessions aimed at undermining the integrity of our operations, it will not succeed. The work of the Court will not be affected in any way”. Roberts also wrote that he directed the court’s sheriff to track down the leaker, calling it a “strange and serious breach.”
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