Wednesday, January 18, 2017

Assange lawyer: Manning commutation doesn't meet extradition offer's conditions (Bitch, please)

As many of you know, I hate Julian Assange.

Yesterday, Chelsea Manning's sentence was reduced by President Obama. Before that happened, Assange offer to be extradited to the United States if Manning were pardoned. Well, like the snake he is, Assange backs out.

The lawyer for Julian Assange said President Obama’s commutation of Chelsea Manning’s sentence does not meet the conditions of the WikiLeaks head’s offer to be extradited to the United States if Manning were pardoned. Obama on Tuesday commuted Manning’s sentence for leaking diplomatic cables to WikiLeaks, leading many to wonder whether that meant Assange was ready to surrender to the Department of Justice.

“Mr. Assange welcomes the announcement that Ms. Manning’s sentence will be reduced and she will be released in May, but this is well short of what he sought,” said Barry Pollack, Assange’s U.S.-based attorney, via email. “Mr. Assange had called for Chelsea Manning to receive clemency and be released immediately.”


1 comment:

Damien said...

Snake. Rapist. Election fiddler. Show pony. Pig. Ugh.

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