Clinton Spox Spars With WikiLeaks, Accuses Them of Supporting Trump


brian fallonHillary Clinton‘s campaign appears to have found itself in an online fight with WikiLeaks after accusing them of being a propaganda arm for Donald Trump.

For the past two days, the Clinton campaign has been dealing with several peculiar revelations after the organization dedicated to “radical transparency” started publishing emails that were hacked from campaign chairman John Podesta‘s account. The leak comes as U.S. intelligence officials warn that Russia is trying to interfere with the 2016 election, which implies the possibility that WikiLeak’s information might have come from foreign hackers.

Clinton campaign spokesman Brian Fallon brought this up on Monday as he went on a Twitter rant over the leaked emails. Fallon bemoaned that the media was treating an “illegal hack” like a FOIA report, and claimed that WikiLeaks founder Julian Assange is collaborating with the Russians to target Clinton specifically to help Donald Trump:

All of these tweets eventually drew WikiLeak’s attention:

That rebuttal led to this exchange:

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