WikiLeaks founder Julian Assange warned Wednesday that his website is slated to release another batch of documents that could prove “significant” to the general election race.
“We have a lot of pages of material, thousands of pages of material,” Assange told Fox News’ Megyn Kelly in a televised interview. “It’s a variety of different types of documents and different types of institutions that are associated with the election campaign, some quite unexpected angles that are, you know, quite interesting, some even entertaining.”
“I think it’s significant,” he added. “You know, it depends on how it catches fire in the public and in the media.”
Assange, who is currently wanted for extradition by Sweden on sexual assault charges and who could be implicated for his involvement in leaking the damaging Democratic National Committee (DNC) email trove, said his website team is “working around the clock” to get the information out by November.
“We have received quite a lot of material,” Assange said, but declined to commit to a date for when the documents would be released.
He added that the DNC email dump had been scheduled to make as much of an impact ahead of the Democratic party’s national convention.
“In the case of the DNC leaks, for example, we pushed as far as we could to try to get it before the Democratic nomination process,” Assange said.
The WikiLeaks chief has been in exile at the Ecuadorian embassy in London since 2012.