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Cotton Statement on Charges Against Julian Assange

April 11, 2019

Contact Caroline Tabler or James Arnold (202) 224-2353

Washington, D.C. - Today Senator Tom Cotton (R-Arkansas) released the following statement on the U.S. Department of Justice charges against Julian Assange:

"Julian Assange and Chelsea Manning endangered the lives of American troops in a time of war. Since Assange is used to living inside, I'm sure he'll be prepared for federal prison. I commend Secretary of State Mike Pompeo, Attorney General Bill Barr, and the president for working with the governments of the United Kingdom and Ecuador to bring Assange to justice."