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Wikileaks Threatens CNN With Defamation Lawsuit After Assange Called ‘Pedophile’ on Live TV

Wed Jan 04 10:13:27 EST 2017 | Mediaite
The open-secrets group Wikileaks has threatened CNN with a defamation lawsuit on Wednesday after a commentator reportedly referred to founder Julian Assange as a “pedophile who lives in the Ecuadorian embassy in London.” The comment came from former CIA counterterrorism official Phil Mudd during the Wednesday morning airing of “New Day.” Assange was mentioned in the context of an interview he gave on Fox News Tuesday night. CNN’s video has since been pulled down. However, LawNewz.com&n..

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