Is the Biden Regime Considering A “Plea Deal” For Julian Assange?

The United States Department of Justice (DOJ) is floating the idea of a plea deal offer for WikiLeaks founder Julian Assange. Such a  plea deal would let the imprisoned free speech to plead guilty to a misdemeanor violation to avoid being extradited to the US on “espionage charges.”

Anonymous sources informed the Wall Street Journal (WSJ) that the terms of the offer demand that Assange plead guilty to mishandling classified documents, which is a misdemeanor offense, for US prosecutors to drop 18 Espionage Act charges against him.

If this plan goes through, Assange could initiate the plea process remotely from London and would likely be liberated shortly after. Assange has already spent 5 years in a maximum security prison.

Nonetheless, Assange’s legal counsel claim they have received “no indication” that American authorities have plans of pursuing this course of action.

“It is inappropriate for Mr Assange’s lawyers to comment while his case is before the UK high court other than to say we have been given no indication that the Department of Justice intends to resolve the case and the United States is continuing with as much determination as ever to seek his extradition on all 18 charges, exposing him to 175 years in prison,” Barry Pollack, one of Assange’ lawyers, said as a response to a Wall street Journal report.

Assange was charged with violating the 1917 Espionage Act and the Computer Fraud and Abuse Act for disseminating classified American military documents that directly connected American authorities to war crimes carried out in Iraq and Afghanistan.

Assanged founded WikiLeaks in 2006. WikiLeaks became famous in 2010 when it published a leaked video from inside an American helicopter as it assaulted civilians and journalists in Iraq. Later in 2010, WikiLeaks disseminated hundreds of thousands of American documents regarding the wars in Iraq and Afghanistan, in addition to thousands of American diplomatic cables. 

Assange is a free speech hero and did the unthinkable by exposing the many malfeasances of the national security state. For that reason, he had to be thrown in a cage. If America had a rational leadership class who actually believed in the principles of freedom, Asanged would be pardoned and allowed to run WikiLeaks as he sees fit. 

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