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Of interest:

"The U.S. Senate Select Committee request confirms their interest in hearing from Mr Assange," lawyer Jennifer Robinson said in a statement.

"The inquiry has asked for him to appear in person at a mutually agreeable time and place. We are seriously considering the offer but must ensure Mr Assange's protection is guaranteed."

Assange, unfortunately,  has a problem with some of the Democrats on the committee -- especially Senator Mark Warner (who has been so friendly with a certain Russian oligarch with close ties to Putin who was working with Fusion GPS and Christopher Steele while Steele was putting together the dirty dossier).