Official: Ecuador Took Wikileaks’s Internet Away Because Hillary Clinton ‘Could Make Them Pay’
A former ambassador for the government of Ecuador told the Agence France-Presse that his country may have cut off internet access to Wikileaks’s Julian Assange because they fear revenge from a potential Hillary Clinton presidency.
Speaking to AFP, former Ecuadorian ambassador to London Mauricio Gandara said that “of course” his former boss President Rafael Correa “is uncomfortable” about the fact that Assange, who lives in the Ecuadorian embassy of London as a political refugee, is posting the hacked emails of Clinton campaign chairman John Podesta online. “The government is scared because it understands Clinton is probably going to win and could make them pay,” he argued. Correa has stated in the past that he would vote for Clinton over her rival Donald Trump if he were a U.S. citizen. – READ MORE