Assange: Why Is DOJ WikiLeaks Investigation Still Ongoing While Clinton Got Cleared?

assangeJulian Assange wants to know why the Justice Department’s investigation into Wikileaks continues when the FBI and DOJ decided months ago that Hillary Clinton shouldn’t be charged.

On CNN this afternoon, Assange told Jake Tapper that his lawyers are sending a letter to Attorney General Loretta Lynch “asking her to explain why it is that the now-six-year-old national security and criminal investigation being run by the DOJ against Wikileaks… has not been closed.”

He accused the DOJ of “setting a new standard by closing the Hillary Clinton case” when they determined there was no intent to damage national security in her setting up a private email server.

“Hillary Clinton’s case has been dropped,” Assange said. “Wikileaks’ case continues.”

Wikileaks has been under investigation since their infamous 2010 release of diplomatic cables. Then-Secretary of State Hillary Clinton was outraged by what they did.

Watch above, via CNN.

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