Wikileaks revealed they have documents about Marine Le Pen
Shortly after Julian Assange’s whistleblower organisation said they had documents about Francois Fillon, the organisation took to twitter to interrupt the French Presidential campaign process.
Within a short tweet, WikiLeaks said: “From our archives: 1,138 documents on French presidential candidate Marine Le Pen.”
Fifty-two minutes earlier, the organisation tweeted: “3,630 documents from our archives on French presidential candidate François Fillon.”
Both Le Pen and Fillon – the election’s leading candidates according to Polls – have been the subject of police investigations recently.
On Tuesday, the lower house of French parliament was subject to a police raid as investigators assessed claims that Penelope, the wife of the presidential candidate, was paid or an alleged non-existent job.
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Fillon and his wife were questioned separately for five intense hours on Monday, after which Fillon said, all the evidence they provided would help the “truth” come to light.
Dampened by the investigation, Fillon said he is the victim of a smear campaign because his wife’s work had been “real and legal”.
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But Marine Le Pen lashed out at a police investigation led to discover whether she defrauded the EU.
A page of documents relating to Marine Le Pen on the Wikileaks site
Mr Assange’s company has recently been Presidential campaigns as reports attempted to say he helped Trump win the US election 2016.
In response to the claims, Mr Assange told Peston on Sunday: "I did not have a position in relation to Clinton.
"Yes, we suffered under Obama and Clinton, who engaged in an epidemic against sources, prosecuting three times as many journalists as all previous presidencies combined.
"But we merely exposed the truth behind the candidates."