Julian Assange on the Warpath After Hillary Slams Him in Interview
Julian Assange is fuming at Hillary Clinton after she attacked him during her recent appearance on an Australian news show.
In the exclusive interview with Four Corners, a long-running news/documentary program in Australia, Clinton alleged that Assange colluded with Russia to disrupt the 2016 U.S. election and torpedo her candidacy for president.
Said Clinton in the softball interview that aired Monday:
Assange has become a kind of nihilistic opportunist who does the bidding of a dictator. ... WikiLeaks is unfortunately now practically a fully owned subsidiary of Russian intelligence.
This was too much for Assange, who has had it in for Hillary ever since he heard she wanted to kill him with a drone strike.
He defended himself and lambasted her in a series of tweets, calling the former secretary of State a liar who has "something wrong with her." He also blasted ABC for failing to obtain his response to Clinton's comments in what he called "a clear violation of its Code of Practice before promoting Hillary Clinton’s defamatory statements":
Assange also retweeted The Intercept's Glenn Greenwald purporting that Wikileaks has also exposed Russia's secrets: