According to his lawyer, Julian Assange was arrested on a US extradition request, diminishing the chances that he will receive a presidential pardon.
But why is the Trump administration seeking to prosecute the Wikileaks founder?
Assange exposed war crimes committed at the behest of neo-con warmongers.
It was the war crimes that harmed America’s reputation, not Wikileaks.
This is perfectly in line with the non-interventionist, America first platform Trump ran on.
In 2016, Trump literally said,