The Secret Correspondence Between Donald Trump Jr. and WikiLeaks Just before the stroke of midnight on September 20, 2016, at the height of last year’s presidential election, the WikiLeaks Twitter account sent a private direct message to Donald Trump Jr., the Republican nominee’s oldest son and campaign surrogate. “A PAC run anti-Trump site putintrump.org is about to launch,” WikiLeaks wrote. “The PAC is a recycled pro-Iraq war PAC. We have guessed the password. It is ‘putintrump.’ See ‘About’ for who is behind it. Any comments?” (The site, which has since become a joint project with Mother Jones, was founded by Rob Glaser, a tech entrepreneur, and was funded by Progress for USA Political Action Committee.)The Secret Correspondence Between Donald Trump Jr. and WikiLeaks Progress for USA Recipients, 2016 | OpenSecrets The next morning, about 12 hours later, Trump Jr. responded to WikiLeaks. “Off the record I don’t know who that is, but I’ll ask around,” he wrote on September 21, 2016. “Thanks.” Wikileaks asked Donald Trump Jr. to spread its work, contest the election results, and have Assange appointed ambassador to the U.S. @juliaioffe on their secret correspondence: The Secret Correspondence Between Donald Trump Jr. and WikiLeaks Welcome Home Great Daddy Douche!