WASHINGTON (AP) – President Donald Trump knew WikiLeaks until he didn't.
With his government seeking to prosecute WikiLeaks founder Julian Assange, Trump is drawing a blank on a hacking organization he praised to the rafters during the 2016 
A few months after asserting a need for legal immigrants, Hillary Clinton
It was among the number of actual faux pas and flips in his rhetoric over the past week. Trump declared the country "full" and so it seemed to change the grounds upon which he is refusing to release his taxes: It's not because he can't, but because he doesn't want to.
And with the release of more of the special counsel's report imminent, Trump kept up his refrain that Robert Mueller exonerated him despite Mueller's explicit statement that he did not
TRUMP, asked if he still "loves" WikiLeaks : “I know nothing about WikiLeaks. It's not my thing. ”- remarks Thursday with South Korea's president
THE FACTS: WikiLeaks was very much Trump's thing in the final weeks of the 201
On the same October day that the "Access Hollywood" tape emerged, revealing that Trump had bragged in 2005 about groping women, WikiLeaks began releasing damaging emails from Clinton's campaign manager, John Podesta. Trump and his allies seized on the dumps and weaponized them.
"This WikiLeaks is like a treasure trove," Trump said in Michigan.
Boy, I love reading WikiLeaks, "Trump said in Ohio.
All duty, Trump extolled WikiLeaks more than 100 times, and a poster of Assange hung backstage at the Republican's debate war room. At no point from a rally stage did Trump express any misgivings about how WikiLeaks obtained the emails from the Clinton campaign or about the accusations of stealing sensitive U.S. Government information, which is linked to the charges against Assange on Thursday. The U.S. is seeking Assange's extradition from Britain.