The group’s founder, Julian Assange, did nothing to dampen the enthusiasm, suggesting to Fox News hosts that his scoops could upend the race with documents “associated with the election campaign, some quite unexpected angles, some quite interesting.” [Julian Assange won’t say whether a foreign government was involved in DNC email leak] The announcement by WikiLeaks that it would host a major news conference Tuesday only seemed to confirm that the bombshell was ready to burst.
Over the course of two hours on Tuesday — with the world’s media and bleary-eyed Trump die-hards across the United States tuning in — Assange and other WikiLeaks officials railed against “neo-McCarthyist hysteria,” blasted the mainstream media, appealed for donations and plugged their books (“40 percent off!”).
[Snowden and WikiLeaks clash over leaked Democratic Party emails] Infowars, the pro-Trump and virulently anti-Clinton media vehicle launched by Texas radio host Alex Jones, had touted the WikiLeaks news conference as “historic” and promised that “the Clintons will be devastated.” The Clintons Will Be DEVASTATED: Infowars Historic LIVE COVERAGE Of #Wikileaks10 Press Conference - Share this link!
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Putin denies that Russia hacked the DNC but says it was for the public good A Trump interview may be crowning glory for RT, a network funded by the Russian government Trump and Putin are using the same tactic to deflect questions about the DNC hack More about badges | Request a badge More about badges | Request a badge More about badges | Request a badge More about badges | Request a badge More about badges | Request a badge More about badges | Request a badge More about badges | Request a badge More about badges | Request a badge Comments our editors find particularly useful or relevant are displayed in Top Comments, as are comments by users with these badges: .