Reality Winner to sign plea deal
A plea hearing has been scheduled for accused NSA whistleblower Reality Winner, for Tuesday 26 June 2018 at 10:00AM EST in Augusta, GA.
Reality Winner has accepted a plea deal. She was charged with violating the Espionage Act, the draconian 101-year-old law used to prosecute journalists' sources.
Here's what her mother said about Reality's decision to plead guilty:
Reality Winner is planning on signing a plea deal next Tuesday. "Given the time and circumstances and the nature of the Espionage charge I believe that this was the only way that she could receive a fair sentence," her mother says