FROM EIR DAILY ALERT
Senate Intelligence Committee Invites WikiLeaks’ Assange To Testify
Aug. 9, 2018 (EIRNS)—WikiLeaks founder Julian Assange is considering a request from the Senate Intelligence Committee to testify to bipartisan staffers, on the Committee inquiry that Russia allegedly interfered in the 2016 election. The letter, dated Aug. 1, and posted to WikiLeaks’ Twitter account reads:
“As you are aware, the Senate Select Committee on Intelligence is conducting a bipartisan inquiry into Russian interference in the 2016 U.S. elections. As part of that inquiry, the Committee requests that you make yourself available for a closed interview with bipartisan Committee staff at a mutually agreeable time and location.”
It was signed by Chairman Richard Burr (R) and Vice Chairman Mark Warner (D).
WikiLeaks’ tweet says the letter was “delivered via the U.S. Embassy in London,” addressed to Assange at the Ecuador Embassy in London.