Lawmaker tried negotiating deal with Trump to help WikiLeaks founder Julian Assange | SOFREP

Rep. Dana Rohrabacher of California called White House Chief of Staff John Kelly this week to negotiate a deal to help WikiLeaks founder Julian AssangeThe Wall Street Journal reported Friday.

The report claims that Rohrabacher, who chairs the House Foreign Affairs Subcommittee on Europe, Eurasia, and Emerging Threats, would have submitted evidence that Russia was not the source of the thousands of hacked emails published by WikiLeaks during the contentious 2016 US presidential election.

According to the plan, Rohrabacher would have presented a computer drive or other data-storage device that would supposedly contain evidence that would end speculation Russia was the perpetrator of the hacks.

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