WikiLeaks’ Julian Assange Is Back On Twitter — ‘Battle For Dominance’ Between Trump And Intel. Community
WikiLeaks founder and publisher Julian Assange activated his personal Twitter account Tuesday, and he’s already begun weighing in on the nascent days of the Trump Administration.
— WikiLeaks (@wikileaks) February 14, 2017
Assange, currently still living in exile at the Ecuadorian Embassy in London, wrote that the fallout from former National Security Advisor Michael Flynn’s resignation indicates a “battle for dominance is playing out between the elected U.S. government and the intelligence community.”
Amazing battle for dominance is playing out between the elected US govt & the IC who consider themselves to be the 'permanent government'.
— Julian Assange (@julianassange) February 15, 2017
He included the caveat that the intelligence community considers itself “to be the permanent government.”
Assange also joked about conspiratorial rumors regarding his own death.
— Julian Assange (@julianassange) February 14, 2017
The WikiLeaks publisher picked up nearly 50,000 followers within 24 hours of activating the new account.
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