'WikiLeaks was reportedly in direct contact with Donald Trump Jr, the son of the US President, just weeks before the 2016 election, a report has revealed.
The organisation’s steady release of hacked emails revealed Hillary Clinton’s use of a private email server and had a considerable impact on the shape the 2016 presidential campaigns.
According to a report in The Atlantic, the WikiLeaks Twitter account sent a series of direct messages to Donald Trump Jr, who is the son of President Donald Trump. Those messages have since been shared with congressional investigators who are exploring potential links between the Trump campaign and the Russian government.
While Donald Trump Jr did not respond to many of the messages, The Atlantic reported, he did at times write back, including saying he would “ask around” about when Wikleaks mentioned a new political action committee opposed to his father’s candidacy.'
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