Gowdy has been trying to make the point that the information picked up whether legally or illegally surveilled was illegally leaked with purpose to harm Trump and/or his aides.
Via Daily Caller:
Congressman Trey Gowdy pressed the F.B.I. Director James Comey — during his Monday hearing before the House Intelligence Committee — on how media outlets, such as the New York Times, have encountered classified information relating to the intelligence community’s investigation into the 2016 election.
The South Carolina Republican read a number of headlines, openly referring to leaks of classified information, before posing to Comey he “thought it was against the law to disseminate classified information information. Is it?”