Sean Hannity and Roger Stone praise Julian Assange: “He’s an courageous journalist who has an incredible track record for accuracy”

Stone: “He’s a honest journalist and no one has questioned the authenticity” of WikiLeaks

From the March 6 edition of Fox News' Hannity:

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SEAN HANNITY (HOST): I might be the only person in America that has actually interviewed Julian Assange five times and I did go to the Ecuadorian embassy. Some people like him, some people don't like him. That’s irrelevant. We know he’s the one that put the e-mails in play. He put them out, revealed these e-mails to the world. The question that I think we’ve got to ask ourselves, if Robert Mueller, if his mandate which has now expanded into the UAE and well beyond what his original mandate is, but if his mandate is to discover Trump Russia collusion, where these e-mails cam from, did they come from Russia, don't you think the first guy you might want to ask or try to get information from would be the guy, the one person on Earth that you know knows where that came from. Whether you like Julian or don’t like Julian, that would be Julian Assange. I can’t say for certain that anyone else on this Earth would know 100 percent but he would.

ROGER STONE: Well when I said on MSNBC tonight that I did not believe that Julian Assange was a Russian agent and I did not believe that WikiLeaks is a Russian asset, I think he’s an honest journalist and no one has questioned the authenticity or the accuracy of any of the material that WikiLeaks has released.

HANNITY: 11 years –

STONE: So their whole premise, their whole false premise, go ahead.

HANNITY: 11 years, they’ve never gotten a thing wrong. That’s a far better track record than the three major networks, MSNBC, CNN, The Washington Post and The New York Times. Not once that I have ever seen did they get it wrong.

STONE: That’s exactly right. And this entire narrative is based on a false premise from our politicized intelligence agencies that Julian Assange is a Russian agent. No he isn’t, he’s a courageous journalist who has an incredible track record for accuracy and authenticity.


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