Burr: Assange Should Now Face Justice

WASHINGTON, D.C. – Today, Senate Select Committee on Intelligence Chairman Richard Burr (R-NC) issued the following statement on the U.S. Department of Justice’s charge against Wikileaks’ founder Julian Assange:

“Under the guise of transparency, Julian Assange and Wikileaks have effectively acted as an arm of the Russian intelligence services for years.  Mr. Assange engaged in a conspiracy to steal classified information, putting millions of lives at risk all over the world.  Hopefully, he will now face justice.”