However, the DOJ alluded to the fact that the Attorney General approved the investigation into James Rosen's e-mails and phone records. And also the monitoring of the journalist's visits to and from the State Department through security-badge records. The Justice Department stated that the investigation had been approved "at the highest levels." This in regards to an investigation into leaked information about North Korea.
It get's worse, apparently, the Attorney General sought out three different judges to sign off on the subpoena into the records of the Fox Journalists' personal records. But he neglected to tell Fox News or James Rosen about the probe.
Of course the media is outraged and rightfully so. Attorney General Holder says that he takes seriously their concerns, and has began an extensive reevaluation of the DOJ's current policies and procedures. Read more at www.cnn.com.