Report: Paul Manafort Met With Julian Assange Months Before WikiLeaks Published DNC Emails
28 November, 2018, 03:27
A decision whether to unseal US government charges against Julian Assange was delayed for a week by Judge Leonie Brinkema in the United States District Court for the Eastern District of Virginia on Tuesday.
Assange, now 47, has seen many of his privileges restricted by the embassy staff, who have reportedly grown exhausted of him.
Assange has been living at the Ecuadorian embassy since seeking political asylum in 2012.
The Trump campaign announced Manafort's hire on March 29, 2016, and he served as the convention manager tasked with lining up delegates for the Republican National Convention.
"The president has had Robert Mueller doing his job for last two years", she said. This is based on testimony to The Guardian from a "well-placed source".
"Sources have said Manafort went to see Assange in 2013, 2015 and in spring 2016 - during the period when he was made a key figure in Trump's push for the White House". I have never been contacted by anyone connected to Wikileaks, either directly or indirectly.
A federal judge in Virginia appeared reluctant Tuesday to grant a request to unseal a criminal complaint against WikiLeaks founder Julian Assange, emphasizing the "compelling interest" the government has in keeping such matters under wraps until he is arrested, should that happen. "Months later WikiLeaks released a stash of Democratic emails stolen by Russian intelligence officers". The leaked emails, Hillary Clinton said, contributed to her defeat.
Ecuadorian Intelligence Claims Paul Manafort Met With Julian Assange Prior to DNC Hack
Trump has railed against the special counsel probe since Mueller's appointment previous year, often calling the investigation a "witch hunt" and a "hoax". "They're going to be the co-conspirators on the American side".
Earlier that summer, Trump had publicly called on Russian Federation to find Clinton's emails from a private server she had used.
President Donald Trump sat for an extensive interview with The WashingtonPost on Tuesday, and one moment from the transcript should raise eyebrows: when asked about whether he intends to help Paul Manafort, the president asked to speak off the record.
"There's no proof that Trump colluded with the Russians. If he knew about collusion, I would know about collusion".
Manafort has been at the heart of several unresolved threads of the Robert Mueller investigation.
"We're talking about white-collar crime".
"I think the big takeaway from Paul Manafort, the fact that his cooperation agreement was torn up, is that Bob Mueller has significant evidence on conspiracy", said Ackerman. "You don't exert undue pressure on people". They argued that Mueller is merely doing the job he was assigned to do.
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