Julian Assange’s exclusive with Hannity: Why Obama’s blaming Russia and a peek into 2017

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WikiLeaks founder Julian Assange defended his repeated claim that Russia is not the source of hacked emails.

In an exclusive interview with FOX News Channel’s Sean Hannity, Assange insisted that the Russian government was not behind the emails WikiLeaks released from the Democratic National Committee and Hillary Clinton campaign chairman John Podesta.

“Can you say to the American people, unequivocally, that you did not get this information about the DNC, John Podesta’s emails, can you tell the American people 1,000 percent that you did not get it from Russia or anybody associated with Russia?” Hannity asked Assange in an interview from the Ecuadorian Embassy in London. The full interview will air Tuesday at 10:00 p.m. on Fox News Channel.

“We can say, we have said, repeatedly that over the last two months that our source is not the Russian government and it is not a state party,” Assange responded.

He further argued that President Obama continues to pursue the Russian involvement as a way to undermine President-elect Donald Trump.

“Our publications had wide uptake by the American people, they’re all true. But that’s not the allegation that is being presented by the Obama White House. So, why such a dramatic response? Well, the reason is obvious. They’re trying to delegitimize the Trump administration as it goes into the White House. They are trying to say that President-elect Trump is not a legitimate President,” Assange said.

Twitter users weighed in on Assange’s remarks in the video preview with a variety of responses.

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To be fair, WikiLeaks has hyped the leaks, and promises of more leaks, as a way to raise money, causing some skepticism.

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