WikiLeaks founder Julian Assange has promised to release more damning emails regarding the Clinton Foundation, and many Democrats are fearing it could lead to an “October surprise” for the Hillary Clinton campaign.
Assange has been saying for some time that he has more emails that he will release before Election Day, but in a new interview with RT, he gave some hints at what information those emails might contain.
In particular, Assange mentioned the ties between Clinton and Sauda Arabia.
“Saudi Arabia is probably the largest single donor to the Clinton Foundation, and you can see Clinton’s arms export policies when she was a secretary of state favoring extensively Saudi Arabia,” Assange said.
He also suggested Clinton had a reason for attacking rival Donald Trump over his ties to Russia: She has her own ties she’s trying to conceal.
“There is a much deeper connection on record with Hillary Clinton and Russia than we are presently aware of with Donald Trump,” Assange said. “Hillary Clinton did quite well strategically to draw a connection between Trump and Russia because she has so many connections of her own.”
Politico reported that top Democratic officials see this as one of several curveballs that could swing the election in favor of Trump.
“We may be headed into uncharted waters, and this has the potential to spiral out of control,” said longtime Democratic operative Jim Manley.
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