Assange: '1000% Confident' Russia Not Source for DNC Hacks
WikiLeaks founder Julian Assange will reveal in an interview tonight with Sean Hannity that Russia was not responsible for the hack of the Democratic National Committee emails. Assange makes his assertion "with a thousand percent confidence."
Assange also will say that President Barack Obama is 'trying to delegitimize the Trump administration.'
The media, accused of peddling "fake news" this election season, and various Democrat operatives have been reporting that the 2016 election was "hacked" by the Russians, leading many people to believe that actual election machines were corrupted by foreign forces.
In reality, Hillary Clinton honcho John Podesta was successfully phished and willingly gave up his password believing there was a problem with this email account. People are always getting emails phishing for their passwords; John Podesta is not a special case -- he was just successful tricked. Once the phishers got a hold of Podesta's email password, they accessed his emails and released them to the public. The Democratic National Committee also had its correspondence released to WikiLeaks either from a inside leak or a hack.
Neither of these two things constitutes "hacking" the election.
In fact, the media barely covered the hacked emails from Podesta and the Democrats during the election for fear the public would turn against the Democrats. Yet now they are claiming the emails were supremely influential to the election results. How ever did the public learn about the contents of the emails since the media declined to cover the WikiLeaks content?
In the upcoming interview Assange tells Hannity:
'We can say, we have said, repeatedly that over the last two months that our source is not the Russian government and it is not a state party.
'Our publications had wide uptake by the American people, they're all true. But that's not the allegation that's being presented by the Obama White House.
'So, why such a dramatic response? Well, the reason is obvious. They're trying to delegitimize the Trump administration as it goes into the White House.
'They are trying to say that President-elect Trump is not a legitimate President.'
No matter what Assange says, the Democrats will continue to beat the "Russian hack" drum.