DOJ to charge Julian Assange?
The Department of Justice is weighing their options with the possibility of charging WikiLeaks founder, Julian Assange for releasing classified government documents. It was last month that WikiLeaks released 8,000 government documents that revealed secrets about the CIA's cyberespionage tools that are used to hack into electronics such as tablets, cellphones, etc. CIA Director Mike Pompeo had his first public speech with addressing the faults that WikiLeaks have done and how he believes they are a "hostile intelligence service". This raised some people's eyebrows because President Trump in the past has praised Assange's work at WikiLeaks. Now that Pompeo, Trump's CIA Director has been so outspoken on how he views WikiLeaks and now that the DOJ might press charges for leaking government information, we can't help but wonder what President Trump thinks about all of this.
When it comes to Julian Assange, the founder and CEO of WikiLeaks, do you believe what he and his organization have done is criminal? Do you think Assange should be charged by the Department of Justice? The DOJ is certainly weighing their options and they very well might charge Assange. Attorney General, Jeff Sessions has told reporters that Assange's arrest is a top priority for the DOJ. He went on to say, "We've already begun to step up our efforts and whenever a case can be made, we will seek to put some people in jail.
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