Journalists are waiting for a large announcement by Deputy Attorney General Rod J. Rosenstein Friday sudden silence, striving to hear a voice among them.
"What I'm going to tell is the record," said NBC News Justice Correspondent Pete Williams, not realizing that the Ministry of Justice's video stream was alive. So a few minutes before Rosenstein was able to announce the news, Williams told the rest of the world about the stationary information: Special Council Robert S. Mueller III had filed new charges that charge 12 Russian intelligence officers with conspiracy to hack the 2016 Democratic National Convention. 19659003] A news embargo is a source's request to refrain from publishing information for a certain period of time.
Social media was immediately upset.
"Pete Williams on Hotmic: 12 Russian Hackers accused of DNC hack" tweeted Justin Miller National Editor of The Daily Beast.
"Oh," said Williams. "I can not talk more about it until Rosenstein comes out."
Soon afterwards, a DOJ spokesman addressed journalists and lifted the already dead embargo.
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