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Key Trump surrogates once led fight vs. WikiLeaks and Assange

Wed Jan 04 22:13:04 EST 2017 | CBS News
President-elect Trump cast doubt on Twitter Wednesday about the U.S. intelligence community’s assessment that Russia was behind the hacking of Hillary Clinton’s presidential campaign and the Democratic National Committee. In doing so, Mr. Trump appeared to side with WikiLeaks founder Julian Assange, who asserts Russia didn’t give his group the hacked Democratic emails that shook up the 2016 election. But back in 2010, when WikiLeaks first came to prominence after the massive leak by Army intelli..

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WikiLeaks founder Julian Assange told Sean Hannity on Tuesday night that Russia was not the source of the DNC and John Podesta’s emails that many people feel helped influence the p..
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President-elect Donald Trump tweeted some praise on Tuesday for a man most Republicans wanted nothing to do with. He had seen Julian Assange, the founder of WikiLeaks, defend himse..
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Former Alaska Governor Sarah Palin apologized to WikiLeaks founder Julian Assange in a Facebook post Tuesday, soon after the latter’s interview with Fox News host Sean Ha..
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(WASHINGTON) — The CIA has identified Russian officials who fed material hacked from the Democratic National Committee and party leaders to Wikileaks at the direction of Russian Pr..
President-elect Trump cast doubt on Twitter Wednesday about the U.S. intelligence community’s assessment that Russia was behind the hacking of Hillary Clinton’s presidential campai..
NEW YORK (AP) — Sean Hannity interviews WikiLeaks founder Julian Assange tonight on "Hannity." During the hour, Assange insists the Russian government was not his source for the ha..
Before his Friday briefing on the hacking with leaders of the CIA, FBI, NSA and the Director of National Intelligence, Mr. Trump told the New York Times he thought the focus on Rus..
FILE - In this Friday Feb. 5, 2016 file photo, Wikileaks founder Julian Assange speaks from the balcony of the Ecuadorean Embassy in London. Assange will be interviewed by Fox News..
The internet was buzzing Wednesday morning about WikiLeaks founder Julian Assange after he appeared on Sean Hannity's FOX News show Tuesday to defend his organization against ..
The subject of cybersecurity has become one of the biggest hot-button issues in the geopolitical arena over the course of the last few years. This topic has its own share of high-p..
(CNN) - WikiLeaks founder Julian Assange has repeated his claim that the Russian government was not the source of the emails hacked from the Democratic National Committee and Hilla..
A technology-savvy teenager could have easily hacked into the emails of the Democratic National Committee and Hillary Clinton’s campaign chairman John Podesta, according to WikiLea..
WASHINGTON (AP) — President-elect Donald Trump on Wednesday escalated his blunt public challenge to the U.S. intelligence agencies he will soon oversee, appearing to embrace WikiLe..
NEW YORK (AP) — Sean Hannity interviews WikiLeaks founder Julian Assange tonight on “Hannity.” During the hour, Assange insists the Russian government was not his source for the ha..
Rep. Steve King (R-Iowa) suggested Monday that the National Security Agency (NSA) and Central Intelligence Agency (CIA) leaked information about Russia interfering in the U.S. elec..
FILE - In this Friday Feb. 5, 2016 file photo, Wikileaks founder Julian Assange speaks from the balcony of the Ecuadorean Embassy in London. Assange will be interviewed by Fox News..
Former Vice Presidential candidate Sarah Palin has had a change of heart. She’s no longer comparing Julian Assange to al-Qaida as she did in 2010, but apologizing to the Wikil..
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As President-elect Donald Trump continues to cast doubt on U.S. intelligence community’s assessment of Russia meddling in U.S. elections with cyberattacks, two former White House c..
Former CIA Director James Woolsey has left the Trump transition team, a spokesman confirmed in a statement Thursday evening. “Effective immediately, Ambassador Woolsey is no longer..
"I think there should be, like, death penalty or something," Trump said during an on-camera exchange to preview Brian Kilmeade's radio show, CNN's KFile reported. The Fox News anch..
“The View” co-hosts slammed Donald Trump on Thursday for citing Julian Assange and wanting to revamp U.S. intelligence agencies. Check out the video below. Whoopi Goldberg had trou..
Rootin’ tootin’ Sarah Palin never disappears for long. She’s still waiting for her preferred cabinet position but is staying busy by airing her morphing thoughts on the Russia thin..
In a short announcement this afternoon, former CIA Director James Woolsey took himself off the Trump transition team, effective immediately. In a statement first reported by CNN, W..
Despite Donald Trump’s repeated calls for Americans to “move on” from Russia’s provocative cyberattacks during the 2016 presidential election, it won’t be so easy — partly because ..
Wikileaks founder Julian Assange is claiming again that a Russian-connected source didn't leak hacked emails from the Democratic National Committee to his organization. That's cont..
Former CIA Director James Woolsey, a veteran of four presidential administrations and one of the nation's leading intelligence experts, resigned Thursday from President-elect Donal..
Wikileaks’ alleged campaign against Democratic presidential nominee Hillary Clinton throughout the election has spurred plenty of bipartisan caution. Yet that hasn’t stopped Fox Ne..
President-elect Donald Trump appears to have bought into the idea that there is a conspiracy within the entire United States Intelligence Community to blame the Russian government ..
Who to trust on measures of national security? For President-elect Donald Trump, it was a tough call.  "Everybody is saying that Russia hacked our election, so today Senator J..