WASHINGTON (Reuters) – Chelsea Manning, the transgender U.S. Army soldier who served seven years in military prison for leaking classified data, is seeking the Democratic Party’s nomination for the U.S. Senate seat from Maryland, according to Federal election filings seen on Saturday.
President Donald Trump slammed CNN on Saturday morning and accused the network of making a “vicious and intentional mistake” after it was forced to correct a flawed report on Friday about the Trump campaign getting advance information about WikiLeaks.
Multiple reports published Friday threw cold water on a CNN story that said the Trump campaign received advance WikiLeaks information in an email, reporting that the information in the email was already public.
Donald Trump Jr. responded to a new report on Monday about his correspondence with WikiLeaks before the 2016 presidential election, tweeting out screenshots of his three responses to the organization.
The Harvard Kennedy School’s Institute of Politics on Friday rescinded its invitation to Chelsea Manning to be a Visiting Fellow for the upcoming academic year, calling the decision a “mistake.”
Chelsea Manning went after MSNBC host Joy Reid on Tuesday for defending Democratic Sen. Kamala Harris (Calif.) on Twitter.
Liberal filmmaker Michael Moore on Tuesday launched a new secure website for whistleblowers to share information about the Trump administration called “TrumpiLeaks.”