Former White House adviser Steve Bannon and rapper Lil Wayne are among those being granted clemency by the outgoing president.
The WikiLeaks founder earlier this week avoided being extradited to the U.S. where he is wanted on charges of violating the Espionage Act.
Assange’s lawyers have said he faces up to 175 years in jail if convicted of charges in the U.S.
Former Rep. Dana Rohrabacher discussed some kind of pardon if Julian Assange would play ball about Russian ties, Assange's lawyer said in a courtroom statement.
A new Justice Department indictment accuses Assange of recruiting hackers at conferences to provide WikiLeaks with classified information.
The documents were released following a court case brought by The Associated Press and other media organizations.
During a hearing about Julian Assange’s possible extradition to the United States, his lawyers said President Donald Trump offered to pardon the WikiLeaks founder.
On Monday, U.S. lawyers will deliver arguments in a UK court, hoping to extradite the Wikileaks founder who faces espionage charges in the U.S.
The former congressman told Yahoo News that his goal was to find proof for a widely debunked conspiracy theory.
A Swedish prosecutor announced she would not proceed with the rape investigation into the WikiLeaks founder after a review of the evidence.