‘Hacktivist’ Julian Assange planning to derail Clinton campaign
“Significant” information linked to Hillary Clinton will be released before the Nov. 8 election by the “hactivist” group WikiLeaks, confirmed the organization’s founder and editor-in-chief, Julian Assange.
As WND reported Aug. 15, unofficial Trump adviser Roger Stone, citing communication with Assange, believes the WikiLeaks founder has a complete set of Hillary Clinton’s 30,000 scrubbed “private emails” and is preparing to release them to derail the Democratic Party nominee’s presidential campaign.
On Wednesday, Assange was asked by Fox News if the information could affect the outcome of the election.
“I think it’s significant,” he replied. “You know, it depends on how it catches fire in the public and in the media.”
Facing extradition to Sweden on sexual assault allegations — which he denies — Assange has been living in the Ecuadorean Embassy in London for five years.
WikiLeaks released files just before the Democratic National Convention in July that exposed the party’s manipulation of the primaries in favor of Clinton, leading to the resignation of Debbie Wasserman Schultz as Democratic National Committee chairwoman.
Fox News asked how the upcoming releases will compare with July’s.
“I don’t want to give the game away, but it’s a variety of documents, from different types of institutions that are associated with the election campaign, some quite unexpected angles, some quite interesting, some even entertaining,” Assange said.
Stone told WND that in Wikileaks’ next dispatch of hacked documents, he has “reason to believe the Clinton Foundation scandals will surface to keep Bill and Hillary from returning to the White House.”
The batch will include Clinton’s communications with State Department aides Cheryl Mills and Huma Abedin, Stone said.
WND reported Thursday that Judicial Watch’s release this week of 725 pages of State Department emails involving Abedin demonstrates the Obama administration considers a large percentage of the emails sent through Clinton’s private server too sensitive for Congress or the American public to read.
Stone told WND that Assange “plans to drop at various strategic points in the presidential campaigns Hillary Clinton emails involving the Clinton Foundation that have yet to surface publicly.”
“Assange claims the emails contain enough damaging information to put Hillary Clinton in jail for selling State Department ‘official acts’ in exchange for contributions to the Clinton Foundation and as a reward for Clinton Foundation donors becoming clients of Teneo, the consulting firm established by Bill Clinton’s White House ‘body man’ Doug Band,” he said.
“The Democrats are right to fear Assange’s next email drops will be devastating to Hillary.”
In May 2013, Politico broke the story that Abedin spent her final months at the State Department working as a “special government employee” in a part-time consultancy, beginning during her pregnancy in the summer of 2012, while she worked second job as a part-time consultant to Teneo.