Donald Trump Jr. Releases Chain of Messages with Wikileaks

FILE - In this Oct. 5, 2017, file photo, Donald Trump Jr. speaks during a fundraiser for Faulkner University in Montgomery, Ala. President Donald Trump’s son communicated with the Twitter account behind WikiLeaks, exchanging direct messages during the 2016 election about leaked emails from Democrat Hillary Clinton’s campaign and other issues of interest to the group, according to a report from The Atlantic. The report details several direct messages between WikiLeaks and Donald Trump Jr., including requests to push out Tweets highlighting the website’s work. (AP Photo/Brynn Anderson, File)

Donald Trump Jr. has released a chain of private Twitter messages he had with WikiLeaks during the 2016 Presidential election which his father won.
Trump Jr. made the chain of messages public after a report in “The Atlantic” detailed his conversations with WikiLeaks during last year’s presidential campaign.
The correspondence was largely one-sided with WikiLeaks making suggestions about the Trump campaign or asking for comments.

Trump Jr. responded to several messages, including one in which he asks about rumors he’d heard of a leak that was about to drop.
Trump Jr. turned the messages over to congressional investigators.



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