"I know nothing about Wikileaks. It's not my thing," Trump said in the Oval Office on Thursday. "I love WikiLeaks," the president said in 2016.
"WikiLeaks, I love WikiLeaks," Donald Trump said during an October 2016 campaign rally.
"The hand of 'democracy' squeezes the throat of freedom," Russian Foreign Ministry spokesperson Maria Zakharova wrote on Facebook.
The U.K. said it would not extradite the WikiLeaks founder to the U.S. if he were to face the death penalty.
"Images of Ecuador's ambassador inviting the U.K.'s secret police into the embassy to drag a publisher of—like it or not—award-winning journalism out of the building are going to end up in the history books," Edward Snowden said.
British police entered the Ecuadorian Embassy and arrested WikkLeaks founder Julain Assange after Ecuador stripped him of his asylum status.
In 2012, WikiLeaks founder Julian Assange sought asylum in the Ecuadorian Embassy in London, and he has not stepped out of the building since.
Full Frontal host Samantha Bee took aim at President Donald Trump's friend and associate Roger Stone over his WikiLeaks and Julian Assange claims.
After he dismissed her call for Australia to help Assange, the actor said Scott Morrison made "smutty, unnecessary comments about a woman voicing her political opinion."
An unrelated court filing has exposed that U.S. prosecutors charged under seal WikiLeaks founder Julian Assange.
Longtime Trump confidant Roger Stone claims any information he had in 2016 about Wikileaks or Julian Assange he learned by closely reading mainstream news reports.
Ecuadorean officials cut off Assange's internet connection and phone lines in March.
The Embassy of Ecuador in London cut the WikiLeaks founder's web access in March, accusing him of damaging Ecuador's relations with other nations.
WikiLeaks: "Until now, this cloud infrastructure controlled by Amazon was largely hidden."
Ecuadorean officials are reportedly working with Britain to find a "legal solution" to evict Assange from the embassy in London.
Tens of thousands of files, chat logs and secretly recorded footage linked to the Julian Assange–led operation were leaked.
Lawyer Jennifer Robinson: "They could usefully engage in this to help solve the impasse."
Speculation has mounted since last month that Assange's time at the embassy was coming to an end.
The Julian Assange-led platform said on Twitter that the release would be an "important public resource."
On the six-year anniversary of Assange's arrival at the Ecuadorean Embassy in London, Human Rights Watch threw its weight behind the WikiLeaks founder.