“I cor­dially in­vite Lasso to leave Ecuador within 30 days (with or with­out his tax haven mil­lions).”

The Washington Times Daily - - WORLD -

— Wik­iLeaks founder Ju­lian As­sange, gloat­ing on Twit­ter over the ap­par­ent loss of banker and con­ser­va­tive can­di­date Guillermo Lasa in Ecuador’s tightly con­tested pres­i­den­tial election run-off Sun­day. Mr. Lasa had vowed to evict Mr. As­sange from his sanc­tu­ary in Ecuador’s Lon­don em­bassy if he won, po­ten­tially ex­pos­ing Mr. As­sange to ex­tra­di­tion to face sex­ual as­sault charges in Swe­den.

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