WikiLeaks founder Julian Assange claims President Donald Trump dangled a pardon through a Republican lawmaker if he agreed to cover up Russia's involvement in 2016 election hacking.
Assange's lawyer Edward Fitzgerald told a London court Wednesday that former Rep. Dana Rohrabacher had passed along the offer in exchange for testimony that Russia had nothing to do with DNC leaks -- and the allegation shocked legal experts and other social media users.
This sounds like abuse of power and treasonous activity, impeach him again. https://t.co/iMhCbA3wMI— Christopher Bouzy (@Christopher Bouzy)1582134209.0
Huge if true, but interesting because it doesn't seem like Assange would need incentivizing to say this--he's long… https://t.co/Q2Uf7deX31— Natasha Bertrand (@Natasha Bertrand)1582130639.0
Lawyer's don't usually make claims in court they can't prove. Will be interesting to see if there is proof of these… https://t.co/Qjb7quniu1— Joyce Alene (@Joyce Alene)1582134481.0
Because - say it with me now - "...no obstruction, no collusion..." #Assange #impeached4life https://t.co/J3HnwxscxN— BLM to *ME* - Aging Seeker🌼 (@BLM to *ME* - Aging Seeker🌼)1582135545.0
Weren't we told Rohrabacher was on Putin's payroll via tape last year... “Mr Rohrabacher going to see Mr Assange a… https://t.co/9H7yFFNr0X— Jay Arnold 🎬 (@Jay Arnold 🎬)1582135527.0
This Trump/Assange/Rohrabachar thing is amazing, and not least because if the House investigates then Kevin McCarth… https://t.co/Xj064tROKW— Tom Scherschel (@Tom Scherschel)1582135506.0
This is ... incredible. Perhaps literally, given the involvement of Dana Rohrabacher: https://t.co/3JD0bEtjTa— Jon Healey (@Jon Healey)1582133656.0
omg who had Rohrabacher on your bingo card?? come collect your billion dollars. or billion rubles, i should say. https://t.co/VfK0UxDhKq— j.d. durkin (@j.d. durkin)1582133106.0
Rohrabacher statement about the Assange meeting from back when it happened https://t.co/UBnOBfW4pV— Andrew Prokop (@Andrew Prokop)1582131970.0
Every time I seem to forget about Rohrabacher, he comes back. https://t.co/L07Z8XIYY4— abigailtracy (@abigailtracy)1582131879.0