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Fri Sep 15, 2017, 05:29 PM

GOP Congressman Sought Trump Deal on WikiLeaks, Russia

GOP Congressman Sought Trump Deal on WikiLeaks, Russia

Rep. Rohrabacher asks for pardon of Julian Assange in return for evidence of no 2016 election meddling


By Byron Tau,
Peter Nicholas and
Siobhan Hughes
Sept. 15, 2017 5:11 p.m. ET

WASHINGTON—A U.S. congressman contacted the White House this week trying to broker a deal that would end WikiLeaks founder Julian Assange’s U.S. legal troubles in exchange for what he described as evidence that Russia wasn’t the source of hacked emails published by the antisecrecy website during the 2016 presidential campaign.

More: https://www.wsj.com/articles/gop-congressman-sought-trump-deal-on-wikileaks-russia-1505509918?tesla=y


I can only get the first paragraph. Sorry.

Edit: Found snip posted on twitter.

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Reply GOP Congressman Sought Trump Deal on WikiLeaks, Russia (Original post)
MelissaB Sep 2017 OP
MelissaB Sep 2017 #1
Mrs. Overall Sep 2017 #2
MelissaB Sep 2017 #3
MelissaB Sep 2017 #4
awesomerwb1 Sep 2017 #5
yortsed snacilbuper Sep 2017 #6
MelissaB Sep 2017 #9
JonLP24 Sep 2017 #7
MelissaB Sep 2017 #10
JonLP24 Sep 2017 #11
janx Sep 2017 #8

Response to MelissaB (Original post)

Fri Sep 15, 2017, 05:30 PM

1. Baby cannon goes boom again today.

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Response to MelissaB (Reply #1)

Fri Sep 15, 2017, 05:36 PM

2. Yes!

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Response to MelissaB (Original post)

Fri Sep 15, 2017, 05:42 PM

3. "There's two people I think Putin pays: Rohrabacher and Trump."

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Response to MelissaB (Original post)

Fri Sep 15, 2017, 05:47 PM

4. I found a longer snip

from twitter.

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Response to MelissaB (Original post)

Fri Sep 15, 2017, 05:57 PM

5. Comrade Rohrbacher

This traitor idiot sits on the Committee on Foreign Affairs??

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Response to MelissaB (Original post)

Fri Sep 15, 2017, 06:36 PM

6. here's rohrbacher from last month too, same same.

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Response to yortsed snacilbuper (Reply #6)

Fri Sep 15, 2017, 07:07 PM

9. I wonder what he gets out of this.

Unless he's doing it because of kompromat, I'm clueless.

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Response to MelissaB (Original post)

Fri Sep 15, 2017, 06:37 PM

7. I knew who this was going to be about before I even clicked the link

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He couldn't be more obvious about his collusion with Russia.

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Response to JonLP24 (Reply #7)

Fri Sep 15, 2017, 07:08 PM

10. I keep scratching my head because I don't understand why.

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Response to MelissaB (Reply #10)

Fri Sep 15, 2017, 07:11 PM

11. Don't understand what?

I fixed my post. I meant I knew who this was going to be about before I clicked on the story rather than post. I sometimes mix words up when I type.

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Response to MelissaB (Original post)

Fri Sep 15, 2017, 06:43 PM

8. "Mr. Kelly told the congressman that the proposal

"was best directed to the intelligence community"...



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