WikiLeaks delayed releasing its trove of Democratic National Committee emails for at least six weeks, a June interview with WikiLeaks founder Julian Assange reveals. In a June 12 interview with the ITV network, Assange describes Hillary Clinton as a political threat and mentions that his organization has obtained “emails related to Hillary Clinton which are pending publication.”
WikiLeakes published its DNC emails on the eve of the party’s national convention. If Assange was referring to these emails in his June 12 interview, it appears WikiLeakes timed its publication in order to cause maximum damage for the DNC. Read more at the THE NEW YORK TIMES.