E_i Member Oct 27, 2017 2,758 Feb 19, 2020 #1 https://www.thedailybeast.com/trump-offered-assange-pardon-if-he-covered-up-russian-hack-court-hears LONDON—President Trump offered to pardon Julian Assange if he agreed to cover up the involvement of Russia in hacking emails from the Democratic National Committee, which were later published by WikiLeaks, a London court was told on Wednesday. Lawyers acting for Assange have argued that the Australian should not be extradited to the U.S. because the case is political not criminal. Click to expand... Click to shrink... And oh look, Dana Rohrabacher relayed the message. Edward Fitzgerald, Assange’s lawyer, said on Wednesday that a message had been passed on to Assange by former Republican Congressman Dana Rohrabacher. Click to expand... Click to shrink... Prid Quo Pro.