Trump offered to pardon Assange if he denied Russia helped leak Democrats' emails - lawyer

Published on 20 Feb 2020 3:51:15 PM

U.S. President Donald Trump offered to pardon WikiLeaks founder Julian Assange if he said that Russia had nothing to do with WikiLeaks' publication of Democratic Party emails in 2016, a London court heard on Wednesday.

A White House spokeswoman, Stephanie Grisham, denied the assertion.