Assange Claims WikiLeaks Was Trying to ‘Beguile’ Donald Trump Jr. Into Leaking

November 14, 2017 | Courtesy of theatlantic.com

copy link
copy link

Julian Assange, the founder of WikiLeaks, responded to The Atlantic’s disclosure of private communications between his group and Donald Trump Jr. by praising his organization for its “chutzpah” in attempting to take advantage of the president’s son.

On Monday afternoon, my colleague Julia Ioffe reported on the direct messages exchanged on Twitter between WikiLeaks and Trump Jr. WikiLeaks attempted to convince Trump Jr. to promote the hacked emails it had published, share his father’s tax returns and, on election day, to challenge the U.S. election results. A few hours later, Trump Jr. confirmed the report by ...

Read more

Archives

Search

All
Politics
Education
Tech
Health
Entertainment
Faith
Sports
Random