An attorney for WikiLeaks founder Julian Assange accused the Trump administration of extortion in a London court on Monday.
Defense attorney Edwards Fitzgerald said on Monday that Rohrabacher had called the pardon offer a “win-win.”.
But when the pardon fell through, the Trump administration tried to extort Assange with a political prosecution, according to the attorney.
Edward Fitzgerald on alleged pardon offer to Assange and President Trumps denial of it “well he would say that wouldn’t he.”
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