Tag Archives: WikiLeaks

Julian Assange Offers Wikileaks Job To James Comey Because He “Knows Where Many Bodies Are Buried”

Heavy.com reports: James Comey may have just been fired by President Donald Trump from his position as FBI Director, but he already has a new job offer from a surprising source: WikiLeaks. Shortly after he was fired, Julian Assange tweeted that he would be happy to offer Comey a new job if he wanted to continue to properly investigate the …

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Hillary Clinton: I Was On The Way To Winning Until James Comey’s Letter and “Russian Wikileaks” [VIDEO]

Business Insider reports: Hillary Clinton told CNN’s Christiane Amanpour during a women’s event on Tuesday that she believes she was “on the way to winning” the 2016 presidential election until the FBI announced 11 days before the election that it was revisiting the investigation into her emails. The former Secretary of State said that while she takes “absolute personal responsibility” …

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Julian Assange: CIA Head Mike Pompeo Has Declared War On Me, But He Loved Wikileaks During The Election

From an op-ed Julian Assange has written for the Washington Post: When the director of the CIA, an unelected public servant, publicly demonizes a publisher such as WikiLeaks as a “fraud,” “coward” and “enemy,” it puts all journalists on notice, or should. Pompeo’s next talking point, unsupported by fact, that WikiLeaks is a “non-state hostile intelligence service,” is a dagger …

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Sessions: Arresting Julian Assange Is Now A “Priority”

The Guardian reports: The arrest of WikiLeaks founder Julian Assange is now a “priority” for the US, the attorney general, Jeff Sessions, has said. Hours later it was reported by CNN that authorities have prepared charges against Assange, who is currently holed up at the Ecuadorian embassy in London. Donald Trump lavished praise on the anti-secrecy website during the presidential …

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REPORT: Feds Mull Charges Against Julian Assange

The New York Times reports: The Justice Department is weighing anew whether to charge Julian Assange, the founder of WikiLeaks, for his role in the disclosure of highly classified information that the United States government claims has harmed national security and diplomatic relations, a law enforcement official said. The debate among prosecutors, which the official described as vigorous, is being …

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Showtime Debuts Trailer For Assange Doc [VIDEO]

From Showtime: Showtime Documentary Films will release RISK, the latest documentary from Academy Award winner Laura Poitras (CITIZENFOUR). Filmed over six years including through the 2016 presidential election and up to the present moment, RISK takes viewers closer than they have ever been before to Julian Assange and those who surround him. With unprecedented access, Poitras give us the WikiLeaks …

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Wikileaks Denies “Backchannel” Ties To Roger Stone

Remember all the times Roger Stone claimed to be in cahoots with Wikileaks? CNN reports: WikiLeaks is publicly distancing itself from longtime Donald Trump associate Roger Stone, who for months during the 2016 campaign claimed to have a backchannel communication with the group’s founder, Julian Assange. In an email exchange with CNN’s KFile, a representative for the group denied that …

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Wikileaks Document Claims CIA Intercepts Orders For Apple Products To Plant Spying Programs On Them

Newsweek reports: The CIA allegedly developed tools to infect Apple Macs and iPhones in order to spy on them, according to documents released by WikiLeaks on Thursday. The Dark Matter leaks are the second tranche of the whistleblowing organization’s Vault 7 cache of classified documents, which WikiLeaks claims to have obtained from a former CIA contract worker. Projects undertaken by …

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GOP Sen. Ben Sasse Writes AG Jeff Sessions: Why Aren’t There Any Charges Against Julian Assange?

Politico reports: Sen. Ben Sasse seems none too pleased that the Trump White House won’t answer what the Nebraska Republican feels is a straightforward question: Should WikiLeaks founder Julian Assange be behind bars? Sasse wrote to Attorney General Jeff Sessions on Thursday, demanding to know whether the Justice Department believes Assange — whose WikiLeaks recently dumped a trove of documents …

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LONDON: Nigel Farage Meets With Julian Assange

Nope. Not suspicious at ALL. Buzzfeed reports: Nigel Farage visited the Ecuadorian embassy in west London on Thursday, where WikiLeaks founder Julian Assange has been living since he claimed asylum in 2012. The former UKIP leader spent around 40 minutes in the building and left at noon, accompanied by Christian Mitchell, the head of operations at radio station LBC, where …

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Rachel Maddow Continues To Link Together Trump’s Connections To Russia And Wikileaks [VIDEO]

All week Rachel Maddow has been piecing together the labyrinthian connections between the Trump campaign and Russia. Last night’s update was especially revealing. Via Raw Story: Maddow described a Politico report, released Wednesday, that revealed authorities investigated Konstantin Kilimnik, an associate of former Trump campaign chairman Paul Manafort, over Kilimnik’s suspected ties Russian intelligence. Maddow explained that authorities are “looking …

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Wikileaks Posts Thousands Of CIA Documents

The New York Times reports: WikiLeaks on Tuesday released thousands of documents that it said described sophisticated software tools used by the Central Intelligence Agency to break into smartphones, computers and even Internet-connected televisions. If the documents are authentic, as appeared likely at first review, the release would be the latest coup for the anti-secrecy organization and a serious blow …

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Julian Assange Rushes To Defend Homocon Milo

Via Mediaite: WikiLeaks founder Julian Assange decided to get in on Milo Yiannopoulos‘ most recent controversy by denouncing the “liberals” who are happy that the Breitbart tech editor has been exiled from the Conservative Political Action Conference (CPAC). Yiannopoulos was meant to give a speech at CPAC this week, but after a video surfaced of him apparently defending pedophilia, he …

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Kellyanne Conway Retreats On Trump’s Taxes

Blame Wikileaks? Via Politico: President Donald Trump will release his tax returns after the IRS completes its audit of him, White House counselor Kellyanne Conway tweeted Monday in an apparent clarification from her earlier statement. “On taxes, answers (& repeated questions) are same from campaign: POTUS is under audit and will not release until that is completed,” Conway tweeted. Her …

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Wikileaks: Send Us Trump’s Tax Returns

This morning Kellyanne Conway flatly declared that contrary to his many, many promises to do so, Donald Trump will never release his tax returns. Conway added, “The people voted for him, they just don’t care.” Wikileaks immediately responded, calling Trump’s “breach of promise” worse than Hillary Clinton’s refusal to release the transcripts of her speeches to Goldman Sachs, and offering …

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Assange Lawyer: Chelsea Manning’s Commutation Didn’t Meet Our Extradition Offer’s Conditions

As we all predicted. The Hill reports: The lawyer for Julian Assange said President Obama’s commutation of Chelsea Manning’s sentence does not meet the conditions of the WikiLeaks head’s offer to be extradited to the United States if Manning were pardoned. Obama on Tuesday commuted Manning’s sentence for leaking diplomatic cables to WikiLeaks, leading many to wonder whether that meant …

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Homocons Slam Manning’s “Appalling” Commutation

Via press release: As one of his final actions in office, President Barack Obama has commuted the sentence of Chelsea Manning, a transgender former soldier who was convicted in 2013 of leaking classified information regarding United States national security. Log Cabin Republicans has always condemned Manning’s actions, and consistently stood against efforts by the left to elevate Manning as a …

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BREAKING: Obama Commutes Most Of Wikileaker Chelsea Manning’s Sentence, To Be Set Free In May

The New York Times reports: President Obama on Tuesday largely commuted the remaining prison sentence of Chelsea Manning, the army intelligence analyst convicted of an enormous 2010 leak that revealed American military and diplomatic activities across the world, disrupted the administration, and made WikiLeaks, the recipient of those disclosures, famous. The decision by Mr. Obama rescued Ms. Manning, who twice …

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BRITAIN: Julian Assange Offers To Surrender To US If Obama Pardons Imprisoned Wikileaker Chelsea Manning

The International Business Times reports: Wikileaks founder Julian Assange is willing to be extradited to the US in exchange for the release of the imprisoned military whistleblower Chelsea Manning, Wikileaks has tweeted on 12 January. “If Obama grants Manning clemency Assange will agree to US extradition despite clear unconstitutionality of DoJ case”, the tweet read. Wikileaks has made similar pledges …

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Kellyanne Conway: We Didn’t Need Wikileaks To Convince America That Hillary Is Unlikeable [VIDEO]

The Hill reports: Incoming White House counselor Kellyanne Conway said President-elect Donald Trump’s campaign did not need WikiLeaks to convince Americans they Hillary Clinton was an unlikable candidate. “We didn’t need WikiLeaks to convince the American people that they didn’t like her, didn’t trust her, didn’t find her to be honest,” Conway told CNN’s “State of the Union” on Sunday. …

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