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WikiLeaks encouraged Donald Trump’s campaign to contest the results of the 2016 election is he lost to Hillary Clinton, according to private messages sent to the then-candidate’s eldest son, Donald Trump, Jr.
The messages were released by Trump Jr. on Monday after they were obtained by The Atlantic.
Despite his surprise election victory, Trump still cast doubt on the legitmacy of the election, hinting at possible voter fraud without providing any evidence back it up.

The self-described radical transparency organization WikiLeaks told Donald Trump Jr. on Election Day that it would be “much more interesting” if his father challenged the election results if he lost to Hillary Clinton, instead of conceding victory, The Atlantic reported on Monday.

“Hi Don if your father ‘loses’ we think it is much more interesting if he DOES NOT conceed [sic] and spends time CHALLENGING the media and other types of rigging that occurred—as he has implied that he might do,” Wikileaks wrote in a private Twitter message to Trump at around 6:30 p.m. on November 8.

The messages were released by Trump Jr. on Monday after they were obtained by The Atlantic.

“The discussion can be transformative as it exposes media corruption, primary corruption, PAC corruption, etc.,” Wikileaks added.

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Source:: Businessinsider – Politics

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