Donald Trump Jr. says he communicated with WikiLeaks during 2016 campaign

Wednesday, 15 November 2017, 01:01:30 AM. President Donald Trump’s eldest son, Donald Trump Jr., said Monday that he communicated with representatives from WikiLeaks during the 2016 campaign via private message on Twitter. WikiLeaks made contact with Trump Jr. in late September 2016 and continued into the first half of this year, the...
President Donald Trump’s eldest son, Donald Trump Jr., said Monday that he communicated with representatives from WikiLeaks during the 2016 campaign via private message on Twitter. Interested in Donald Trump Jr.? Add Donald Trump Jr. as an interest to stay up to date on the latest Donald Trump Jr. news, video, and analysis from ABC News. Donald Trump Jr. Add Interest WikiLeaks made contact with Trump Jr. in late September 2016 and continued into the first half of this year, the president's son said. One source tells ABC News the conversations were heavy in one direction with WikiLeaks sending many messages to Trump Jr. and the president’s son responding on a limited basis, often ignoring them. A source close to Trump Jr. tells ABC News they believe after WikiLeaks’ initial message to him, he did send an email to campaign officials including Steve Bannon, Kellyanne Conway, Brad Parscale and Jared Kushner sharing that WikiLeaks had made contact, as first reported by The Atlantic. On Monday night, after initial reports of his communications with WikiLeaks surfaced, Trump Jr. tweeted out what he said were screenshots of the exchanges with WikiLeaks over Twitter's direct message system. Here is the entire chain of messages with @wikileaks (with my whopping 3 responses) which one of the congressional committees has chosen to selectively leak. How ironic! 1/3 pic.twitter.com/SiwTqWtykA — Donald Trump Jr. (@DonaldJTrumpJr) November 14, 2017 2/3 pic.twitter.com/b1B9PBGl5t —...Read more
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