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World News – AU – Trump contemplates Julian Assange’s pardon before leaving the White House

. . According to unconfirmed reports, US President Donald Trump will apologize to Wikileaks founder Julian Assange a few days before leaving the White House.

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President Donald Trump’s term in office is almost over. Next month, President-elect Joe Biden will be the next President of the United States. But even in the last few days, Trump has made headlines everywhere. From claiming election fraud to refusing to admit, we’ve seen it all. But there is an unexpected surprise from the outgoing president, whose final actions everyone will remember. Just days after Edward Snowden urged Trump to apologize to Julian Assange, reports came in that the US president was actually doing so.

According to unconfirmed reports, President Trump will forgive Assange. The information comes from Pastor Mark Burns, who is believed to have had access to Trump in the past. Just as the news broke, people jumped to react if it was actually true.

The White House or President Trump have yet to approve the report. So far, no statement or tweet has been published on the matter. While unconfirmed, the idea of ​​Trump considering Assange’s pardon isn’t entirely incredible. Trump had previously considered pardoning both Snowden and Assange.

Earlier this month, the NSA whistleblower called on the US president to apologize to the founder of Wikileaks. « Mr. Mr President, if you grant only one act of grace during your term in office, please free Julian Assange. You alone can save his life, « Snowden tweeted in December. 3.

Authorities officially accused Assange of plotting to leak US classified material one month after his arrest. The founder of WikiLeaks has been fighting the extradition case since his arrest. A decision will be made on 4. January expected.

Assange, 49, who spent almost seven years at the Ecuadorian embassy in London, is charged by US authorities on 18 charges with hacking hackers to steal military secrets. Assange faces a US prison sentence of up to 175 years if found guilty of exposing classified intelligence and military documents.

In addition to Snowden, Australian MP George Christensen recently called on Trump to apologize to Assange. Christensen, a member of the Liberal National Party that represents Dawson, Queensland, also launched a petition this week calling on the President to apologize to the journalist.

« I mean, Hillary Clinton obviously hates his courage to expose who the real Hillary was, and you had a war against Assange by the Democrats and the Deep State, » Christensen claimed.

Julian Assange, Donald Trump, WikiLeaks, Edward Snowden

World News – AU – Trump is considering Julian Assange’s pardon before leaving the White House

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