Help make Julian Assange Australia's US ambassador, WikiLeaks urged Trump Jr

Leaked correspondence reveals WikiLeaks suggested that president-elect ask Australia to send ‘real smart tough guy’ to DC

Wikileaks tried to have Julian Assange installed as the Australian ambassador to the US after Donald Trump’s election, a new leak of private correspondence from inside the Trump circle has revealed.

On Tuesday the Atlantic magazine reported Donald Trump Jr, the president’s son, was in contact with Wikileaks via Twitter direct messages during the final stages of the 2016 election. Copies of the correspondence were handed to congressional investigators by Trump Jr’s lawyers and then obtained by the Atlantic.

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November 14th, 2017 by