WikiLeaks Says US Senators Want To Interview Julian Assange

U.S. senators want to interview Julian Assange about Russian election interference, according to WikiLeaks.
Posted at 10:40 PM, Aug 08, 2018

WikiLeaks says the Senate intelligence committee wants Julian Assange to testify in its investigation about Russian interference in the 2016 election. 

On Twitter, WikiLeaks posted a letter addressed to Assange that it claims the committee sent to the U.S. Embassy in London. The letter says the committee requests Assange make himself available for a closed-door interview "at a mutually agreeable time and location."

WikiLeaks says Assange is "considering the offer but testimony must conform to a high ethical standard."

As of Wednesday, both leaders of the Senate intel committee, Sen. Richard Burr and Sen. Mark Warner, had declined to comment on the letter. 

Additional reporting from Newsy affiliate CNN.