Tag Archives: WikiLeaks

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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Wikileaks Threatens To Dox Verified Twitter Users

The tech world is rightfully freaking out. Via Ars Technica: A Friday Twitter post from Wikileaks’ official “task force” declared intent to build a publicly searchable database revolving around a particular group of people: verified Twitter accounts. The task force neither clarified where this information would come from, nor did it clarify its reasons for mulling such a project. On …

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Trump Accepts Marching Orders From Julian Assange

It’s totally a coincidence that Wikileaks tweeted this exact thing just a few hours ago, right? Via Reuters: President-elect Donald Trump said on Friday that he would ask congressional committees to investigate NBC’s receipt of top secret information, apparently referring to a report on Russian hacking to influence the 2016 U.S. election. “I am asking the chairs of the House …

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Trump Logic: Just Because I Approvingly Quoted Julian Assange Doesn’t Mean I Actually Believe Julian Assange

CBS News reports: On Twitter Thursday, Donald Trump objected to news stories that have suggested he places a higher value on WikiLeaks founder Julian Assange’s statements than on the findings of the U.S. intelligence community. In the tweet that mentioned Assange Wednesday, Mr. Trump cited the WikiLeaks founder, who had claimed in an interview with Fox News that Russia was …

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CNN Unearths 2010 Clip Of Trump Telling Fox Host That “Disgraceful” Wikileaks Deserves Death Penalty [VIDEO]

CNN reports: Donald Trump called WikiLeaks “disgraceful” and suggested there be a “death penalty” for their actions during a 2010 interview. Speaking on camera to preview Brian Kilmeade’s radio show, the Fox News anchor brought up the topic of WikiLeaks. At the time, WikiLeaks had published hundreds of thousands of classified documents and videos that were leaked to the organization …

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House Speaker Paul Ryan Bucks Trump On Trade Tariffs, Slams Julian Assange As “Sycophant For Russia”

Roll Call reports: Speaker Paul D. Ryan, in a break from President-elect Donald Trump, said Wednesday that Congress is not going to increase taxes on imports and exports. “We’re not going to be raising tariffs,” Ryan said on “The Hugh Hewitt Show.” Trump has called for a “big border tax” on companies that leave the United States but continue to …

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Putin Fan Sarah Palin Apologizes To Julian Assange After Calling For Him To Be Hunted Down As A Terrorist

“To Julian Assange: I apologize. Please watch Sean Hannity’s interview with Julian Assange (Wikileaks). Exposing the truth re: the Left having been oh-so-guilty of atrocious actions and attitudes of which they’ve falsely accused others. The media collusion that hid what many on the Left have been supporting is shocking. This important information that finally opened people’s eyes to democrat candidates …

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BRITAIN: Hannity To Interview Julian Assange Inside Ecuadorian Embassy For Congratulatory Fox Special

The Daily Beast reports: Despite having once called for Julian Assange’s arrest, Fox News host Sean Hannity will reportedly interview the WikiLeaks founder inside the Ecuadorian embassy in London in a special that will air on Tuesday. Hannity gave Assange a warm welcome in a September satellite interview on Fox News, praising the rabblerouser’s “harsh words” for both Hillary Clinton …

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Trump Vows To Make Revelation About Hacking [VIDEO]

The New York Times reports: President-elect Donald J. Trump, expressing lingering skepticism about intelligence assessments of Russian interference in the election, said on Saturday evening that he knew “things that other people don’t know” about the hacking, and that the information would be revealed “on Tuesday or Wednesday.” Speaking to a handful of reporters outside his Palm Beach, Fla., club, …

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Russia Dispatches Jet To Pick Up Expelled Diplomats

Apparently they are disregarding Wikileaks’ advice to hole-up in their compound until Trump is sworn in. The Daily Mail reports: The Russian government will send a plane to ferry its diplomats out of the U.S., after President Obama expelled them in a new round of sanctions against the country for its alleged meddling in the presidential election. On Thursday, the …

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Wikileaks: Maybe Those Expelled Russian Diplomats Should Just “Hole Up” Until Trump Takes Office

Wikileaks this afternoon suggested that Russian diplomats should defy President Obama’s expulsion order and simply “hole up” in their US compounds until Trump is inaugurated. Because Julian Assange definitely knows a thing or two about holing-up in diplomatic compounds. In a follow-up tweet, Wikileaks declared that if the expelled Russians do leave, “US intelligence will covertly break in, copy everything …

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BREAKING: Obama Expels 35 Russian Diplomats, Closes Two Russian Compounds In Retaliation For Hacking

WHOA. CNN reports: President Barack Obama took unprecedented steps Thursday retaliating against what the administration described as “Significant Malicious Cyber-Enabled Activities,” including sanctioning six Russian individuals and five Russian entities as well as ordering Russian diplomats to leave the country. This is the first time the names of Russian officials involved in the hacking have become public on the sanctions …

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Julian Assange: Don’t Blame Me For Trump

The Hill reports: WikiLeaks founder Julian Assange says he deserves no blame for Hillary Clinton’s election loss. In an interview with Italian newspaper la Repubblica, Assange denied that he was seeking to damage Clinton’s campaign by publishing hacked emails that reflected poorly on her. The documents were what Clinton’s inner circle was “saying about their own campaign, which the American …

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