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    US Politicians Shouldn't Use WikiLeaks Revelations to Criticize Government

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    WikiLeaks’ latest email disclosures involving John Podesta, chairman of Hillary Clinton’s US presidential campaign, should not be exploited for political gain, Senator Marco Rubio said in a statement Wednesday.

    WASHINGTON (Sputnik) — Earlier Wednesday, WikiLeaks posted its 12th batch of Podesta emails, which Republican presidential nominee Donald Trump has said are evidence of US government corruption, particularly during Clinton's 2009-2013 tenure as secretary of state.

    "I will not discuss any issue that has become public solely on the basis of WikiLeaks," Rubio stated. "As our intelligence agencies have said, these leaks are an effort by a foreign government to interfere with our electoral process and I will not indulge it."

    Rubio, a Republican who represents the state of Florida in the US Senate, said no member of his party should exploit any of the hacked emails provided to WikiLeaks because no US institution is immune from a cyberattack.

    "Today it is the Democrats, tomorrow it could be us," Rubio added.

    Wednesday’s upload brings to nearly 19,000 the number of emails to and from Podesta since WikiLeaks began releasing them in batches on October 8.


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