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CIA director Mike Pompeo repeatedly cited WikiLeaks to attack Clinton during campaign

CNN --------- Donald Trump's administration has taken a tough stance on WikiLeaks in recent weeks. US officials told CNN last week that the Justice Department has prepared charges to seek the arrest of WikiLeaks founder Julian Assange. Attorney General Jeff Sessions said at a news conference on Thursday that Assange's arrest is a "priority" of the administration. But no Trump administration official went further in condemning the group than CIA Director Mike Pompeo, who, in a speech two weeks ago, called WikiLeaks a "hostile intelligence service." Pompeo's comments immediately drew attention to a tweet from July 2016 in which he linked to the WikiLeaks document dump of emails from the Democratic National Committee. Critics used the tweet to call out Pompeo for his dramatic reversal on WikiLeaks. To learn more click on the picture below to read the article.

CIA director Mike Pompeo repeatedly cited WikiLeaks to attack Clinton during campaign - Read More from CNN

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