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ASSANGE BLINKS: Wikileaks founder retreats from extradition pledge

WikiLeaks founder Julian Assange retreated Wednesday from his pledge to accept extradition to the U.S. if Chelsea Manning was granted clemency, arguing via his lawyers that what he was really asking for was an immediate pardon for the ex-Army analyst. Last week, WikiLeaks posted on Twitter that if President Obama granted Chelsea Manning clemency, its founder,

Will WikiLeaks Assange honor his promise to allow himself to be extradited to the U.S.?

Matthew Vadum, Obama Frees Manning the Traitor.  To the Left the highest form of service to America is to betray it. This is why President Obama yesterday ordered that the 35-year sentence of convicted traitor U.S. Army Pvt. Chelsea Manning be commuted. Manning, who leaked vast quantities of classified materials, was born male with the

Obama Spokesman Twists Self Into Giant Pretzel of Hypocrisy #FakeNews

Lying for a living can’t be good for your soul. Or your sense of reality. Obama spokescreature, Josh Earnest, has been lying for Obama. And now as the end of his tenure approaches, he’s found a whole new way to twist his reality and morality into a pretzel. The issue is Obama’s pardon of Bradley

Pence: Commuting Chelsea Manning’s sentence ‘was a mistake’

Vice President-elect Mike Pence told Fox News’ “Special Report with Bret Baier” Wednesday that President Obama’s decision to commute Private Chelsea Manning’s 35-year prison sentence for releasing classified documents to Wikileaks “was a mistake.” “Private Manning is a traitor and should not have been turned into a martyr,” Pence told Baier two days before his

President’s dangerous move reveals scary take on our national security

Liz Peek, The commutation of Chelsea Manning’s prison term will forever be a blot on President Obama’s legacy. Just as the pardon granted Marc Rich by President Clinton on his last day in office became a totem of the odious pay-to-play money grubbing of Bill and Hillary, l’affaire Manning will be an enduring reminder of

Assange might stay put despite earlier extradition promise, lawyer suggests

Julian Assange headed to U.S. soil? Not so fast, his lawyer says. Barry Pollack, the WikiLeaks founder’s U.S.-based attorney, told The Hill in an email that President Obama’s commutation of Chelsea Manning’s sentence Tuesday doesn’t meet the conditions of Assange’s extradition offer. “Mr. Assange welcomes the announcement that Ms. Manning’s sentence will be reduced and she will

CHELSEA MANNING TO GO FREE Obama commutes sentence of ex-soldier

President Obama commuted the vast majority of former Army intelligence analyst Chelsea Manning’s 35-year prison sentence for leaking classified documents, the White House announced Tuesday. The White House said that Manning is one of 209 inmates whose sentences Obama is shortening. Obama is also pardoning 64 people, including retired Gen. James Cartwright, who was charged

Possible Obama Pardon of Edward Snowden, Bowe Bergdahl and Chelsea Manning

Warner Todd Huston, Breitbart Barack Obama has been very busy pardoning a growing list of drug dealers, domestic terrorists, killers, and other criminals as his last days in office wind down, but so far he has pardoned neither Edward Snowden, Bowe Bergdahl nor Chelsea Manning – and speculation is now focused on these names as