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Assange arrest: Donald Trump pleads ignorance about Wikileaks

2019-04-12 11:08:08       source:The Times

April 12, 2019

President Trump claimed to know nothing about Wikileaks yesterday despite having sung its praises at several rallies during his election campaign.

“I love Wikileaks,” he told supporters at Wilkes-Barre, Pennsylvania, in October 2016, soon after emails stolen from the Democrats were released to embarrass the party. The president claimed yesterday: “I know nothing about Wikileaks. It’s not my thing.”

Asked in the White House about the arrest of Julian Assange, the website’s founder, he said: “I know nothing really about him.”

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