The hatred WikiLeaks founder Julian Assange feels in direction of Hillary Clinton is way from being a secret. Through the election marketing campaign, the non-revenue group leaked Clinton emails within the hope that it could destroy her presidential hopes — and everyone knows the results of the election.
As we slide gently into 2017, the WikiLeaks Twitter account has turned on the ignition and is about to hit the accelerator. The tweet says: “Should you thought 2016 was an enormous WikiLeaks yr 2017 will blow you away”. On prime of this, Assange himself is because of seem in an interview with Fox Information’ Sean Hannity, denying Russia’s involvement in hacking DNC emails.
WikiLeak’s tweet comes as a part of a plea for donations, but it surely guarantees that this would be the yr of a ‘showdown’. It is not fairly clear from the tweet who the topic of the showdown will probably be, however primarily based on the group’s observe report, there are a handful of targets that spring to thoughts.
Assange himself continues to be hiding away within the Ecuadorian embassy, making an attempt to keep away from extradition to Sweden the place he faces questions on a rape allegation. The WikiLeaks founder’s interview is because of air tonight, and in it he’ll reiterate earlier claims that Russia has no involvement in offering the group with DNC emails:
We are able to say, now we have mentioned, repeatedly that over the past two months that our supply is just not the Russian authorities and it’s not a state occasion.
The timing of the airing of the interview comes at an attention-grabbing time, as President Obama has simply expelled a variety of Russian diplomats from the county in retaliation for alleged makes an attempt to intrude with the US election.