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Thu Dec 7, 2017, 01:31 PM

WikiLeaks Faces U.S. Probes Into Its 2016 Election Role and CIA Leaks: Sources

Source: U.S. News & World Report




Dec. 7, 2017, at 12:35 p.m.

By Mark Hosenball

WASHINGTON (Reuters) - WikiLeaks and its founder, Julian Assange, are facing multiple investigations by U.S. authorities, including three congressional probes and a federal criminal inquiry, sources familiar with the investigations said.

The Senate and House of Representatives intelligence committees and leaders of the Senate Judiciary Committee are probing the website's role in the 2016 U.S. presidential election campaign, according to the sources, who all requested anonymity, and public documents.

WikiLeaks published emails hacked from the Democratic Party and the personal email account of John Podesta, Hillary Clinton's 2016 presidential campaign chairman.

In a report issued in January, the CIA, the National Security Agency, and the Federal Bureau of Investigation said Russian intelligence did the hacking, and the GRU, Russia's military intelligence agency, sent hacked data to WikiLeaks via intermediaries.



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Response to DonViejo (Original post)

Thu Dec 7, 2017, 01:33 PM

1. What can they do though?

Wikileaks is just a branch of the Russian government now

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Response to DonViejo (Original post)

Thu Dec 7, 2017, 05:22 PM

2. Kick (nt)

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Response to DonViejo (Original post)

Thu Dec 7, 2017, 05:24 PM

3. Long overdue...

Look for Julian and his useful idiots in the punditsphere to turn the "political martyrdom" dial up to 11...

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