Julian Assange said Wikileaks has accumulated a large cache of information about the Democratic presidential nominee that will be used to bring an indictment against her.
Mr. Assange said the emails Wikileaks holds about Hillary contain “very strong material,” such as the former secretary of state allegedly instructing her staff to remove the “classified” header from a classified document and send it by unclassified fax.
From The Guardian:
Julian Assange, the founder of WikiLeaks, has said his organisation is preparing to publish more emails Hillary Clinton sent and received while US secretary of state.
Clinton, the presumptive Democratic presidential nominee, is under FBI investigation to determine whether she broke federal law by using her private email in sending classified information. A new WikiLeaks release of Clinton emails is likely to fan a controversy that has bedevilled her campaign and provide further ammunition for Donald Trump, her Republican presidential rival, who has used the issue to attack her.
Assange’s comments came in an interview on ITV’s Peston on Sunday. “We have upcoming leaks in relation to Hillary Clinton … We have emails pending publication, that is correct,” Assange said.He did not specify when or how many emails would be published.
WikiLeaks launched a searchable archive in March of 30,322 emails and email attachments sent to and from Clinton’s private email server while she was secretary of state. The 50,547 pages of documents are from 30 June 2010 to 12 August 2014, and 7,570 of the documents were sent by Clinton, who served as secretary of state from 2009 to 2013.
Assange, a trenchant Clinton critic, said she was receiving constant personal updates on his situation. The WikiLeaks founder has been confined to the Ecuadorian embassy in London since July 2012, when he sought asylum to avoid extradition. Assange is wanted in Sweden over allegations of rape dating from 2010, which he denies, but he has not been charged.
I do not understand how Clinton has made it this far. I mean hell even her husband was impeached. Birds or a feather, and all of that. But then again, I’m not surprised at all honestly. Hillary is so very well connected. Not just to Wall Street, she has incredible buddies all throughout the American economy. Much more so than Donald Trump. Anyone who is backed by this many influential figures can survive a lot. Hopefully, Wikileaks has the political dagger to close the case on her.
The thing I don’t like about Wikileaks is that they don’t always follow through with their promises. A few years ago they pledged to publish thousands of emails from banks from around 2008 or so, and then never did. They, to me, would have been far more interesting than classified State Department cables.
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