WIKILEAKS founder Julian Assange needs to “answer for what he has done,” Hillary Clinton has said.

The 2016 Democratic presidential nominee and former secretary of state weighed in on Assange while at an event with her husband, former president Bill Clinton.

Assange was arrested earlier on Thursday at the Ecuadorian Embassy in London.

The US has charged him with conspiring with former Army intelligence analyst Chelsea Manning to break into a classified government computer at the Pentagon.

WikiLeaks’ publication of emails stolen by Russian intelligence during the 2016 election season hurt Mrs Clinton’s presidential campaign.

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