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US will seek arrest of WikiLeaks’ Julian Assange: CNN

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Despite the ringing endorsement of President Donald Trump, the United States will seek charges for WikiLeaks founder Julian Assange, sources told CNN.

The Justice Department has been investigating Assange since 2010, when they began posting thousands of stolen documents by US Army intelligence analyst Chelsea Manning.

Former Attorney General Eric Holder and other Justice Department officials said that charges would be difficult because the site wasn’t alone in publishing the documents, various newspapers also did.

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Assange remains in the Ecuadorian embassy in London, hiding out of fear of extradition.

Last Week, CIA Director Mike Pompeo called out the website, saying it is “a non-state hostile intelligence service often abetted by state actors like Russia.”

Russian President Vladimir Putin admitted after Trump’s election that they “may have” helped with Wikileaks information.


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Trump cold-calling friends to launch ‘woe-is-me’ monologues during summer of death and turmoil: report

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President Donald Trump has been moaning about his political misfortunes in calls with friends, as the coronavirus pandemic, nationwide racial protests and widespread unemployment threatens his re-election chances.

The president doesn't even bother with pleasantries anymore, friends told the Washington Post, and instead launches immediately into "woe-is-me" monologues.

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‘His dementia is obvious’: Internet mocks Trump for bragging he ‘aced’ a cognitive test

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Back in November President Donald Trump was rushed to Walter Reed Medical Center. The White House never told the American people the real reason, claiming he was having a portion of his annual physical done early because he was going to be busy the following year.

POTUS health. WH says Saturday trip to hospital was “routine” & he’s “fine” despite break from past practices. Here is glimpse of Pres Trump and what appears to be WH physician Sean Conley getting into motorcade. Watch. (h/t @WinstonNBC) pic.twitter.com/8ZynFF2ytQ

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Trump is in a ‘death spiral’ with women — even his female 2016 voters are ‘running for the exits’: GOP consultant

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With less than four months to go before the 2020 presidential election, President Donald Trump's poll numbers keep sliding downward -- and one GOP consultant believes that even many of the women who backed him in 2016 are ready to jump ship.

Writing in The Bulwark, Longwell Partners CEO Sarah Longwell reveals that recent focus groups she's conducted with women who backed Trump in 2016 show that the president has finally isolated many of them with his responses to the COVID-19 pandemic and the police killing of George Floyd.

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