"WikiLeaks" legal team say they are "considering the offer but testimony must conform to a high ethical standard, '" they said in a tweet.
Despite Assange's central role in the release of the DNC emails, the Senate intelligence committee's testimony request appears to the first time that investigators reached out to the Wikileaks founder.
The leaders of the Senate Select Committee on Intelligence sent a letter to WikiLeaks founder Julian Assange last week requesting that he speak with committee staffers about his connections to the Russian interference in the 2016 elections. Richard Burr (R-NC) and Mark Warner (D-VA).
Assange has been holed up in the Ecuadorian embassy in London for more than six years and refused to leave over fears he will be arrested and extradited to the US.
The letter to Julian Assange states: "As you are aware, the Senate Select Committee on Intelligence is conducting a bipartisan inquiry into Russian interference in the 2016 U.S. elections".
Hurricane Hector to skirt south of Hawaii as it weakens
Category Four strength was the maximum attained by Hurricane Harvey, which devastated parts of Texas and Louisiana in 2005. The center of the Category 3 storm was about 325 miles south of Honolulu and 730 miles east of Johnston Island.
He was granted asylum in 2012 to avoid extradition to Sweden, where he was accused of sex crimes, allegations that were later dropped.
"According to Moreno, Ecuadorian authorities are now in talks with Assange's lawyers to work out an agreement that would ensure the security of the WikiLeaks' founder "'in line with the norms of worldwide law".
He said the claims were a political smear linked to WikiLeaks' work and said he feared being transferred from Sweden to the United States to face trial for the release of leaked USA military documents.
Twelve Russian military intelligence officers hacked into the Hillary Clinton presidential campaign and the Democratic Party and released tens of thousands of private communications in a sweeping conspiracy by the Kremlin to meddle in the 2016 USA election, according to an indictment announced days before President Donald Trump's summit with Russian President Vladimir Putin in July.
The alleged interest comes amid an ongoing investigation by Special Counsel Robert Mueller into alleged collusion between Donald Trump's presidential campaign and Russian Federation to help him secure a victory.
Les agents de l'immigration ont jugé crédible son récit mais ont estimé qu'elle n'avait pas de " peur crédible de persécution ". Le magistrat a, en outre, menacé le ministre de la justice américain, Jeff Sessions , de le poursuivre pour outrage.
In particular for children and adolescents, computer games are an attractive and increasingly used form of play. In a surprising development, Germany has relaxed its stance on Nazi imagery in video games.
Another White House official confirmed that Manigault Newman brought Cohen into the White House and was later rebuked for it. Omorosa Manigault-Newman pictured with Donald Trump before her departure from the White House.
Maribor coach Darko Milanic admitted Rangers had turned the tables on his side in the second half with a dominant display. Moore's men had earmarked the player as a target as they look to push for an immediate Premier League return this season.
L'Equipe are an extremely reliable source, and the fact that they are reporting this indicates the deal is close to completion. And Kurt Zouma could still join him on Merseyside, even though the transfer window slammed shut at 5:00pm on Thursday.
Nearly 1,000 people who have had "contact" with the virus have been registered in health zones under surveillance, it said. Ebola , first identified in the country in 1976, jumps to humans from animals including bats and monkeys.
C'est son idole et elle n'hésite pas à comparer la chanteuse canadienne à une reine dans ses Stories Instagram. Une rencontre pleine d'amour , on espère que les deux divas se retrouveront à nouveau dans les mois à venir.
When his eldest son married Kate Middleton in 2011, it apparently didn't take long for the future king to feel left out. Princess Diana always embraced her growing popularity with the public and the spotlight with finesse.
They brought in [Riyad] Mahrez, so that doesn't make them weaker. "We are still Rocky Balboa, not Ivan Drago", said Klopp. What about United? What about the other clubs? We were in finals. "We have to be ready to fight".
Karim Benzema apporte son soutien à Booba…
Booba avait pris parti pour l'ancien Lyonnais quand celui-ci était accusé dans l'affaire de chantage auprès de Mathieu Valbuena. Devant la justice, les deux rappeurs ainsi que leurs proches devront répondre de violences aggravées.
Un Canadien pour diriger Air France
Jean-Marc Janaillac avait démissionné le 4 mai après une consultation du personnel sur un accord salarial, rejeté à 55,44%. Il y est aussi décrit comme "le visionnaire de l'expansion stratégique et diversifiée du réseau mondial d'Air Canada".
Google lance son application de questions/réponses, Cameos
Les contributions, enregistrées avec la caméra de l'iPhone, seront publiées directement sur Google et sur l'application. Vous l'aurez compris, Cameos s'adresse donc spécifiquement aux personnes qui font souvent l'objet de recherches Google.