Chelsea Manning Faces Contempt Charge After Refusal to Answer Grand Jury Questions

Chelsea Manning Faces Contempt Charge After Refusal to Answer Grand Jury Questions By Julia Conley (CD) – Army whistleblower Chelsea Manning expressed no regrets Thursday when she revealed that she faces a contempt hearing— and possible jail time—after declining to answer a grand jury’s questions. Manning appeared before a grand jury Wednesday after being subpoenaed, apparently to discuss her 2010 disclosure of government and military documents about the U.S. wars in Afghanistan and Iraq to WikiLeaks. The subpoena came about three months after federal prosecutors in Virginia’s Eastern District, where the former Army intelligence…

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