Wikileaks Founder in contact with Obama admin. before leaks? Julian Assange, founder of Wikileaks talk with Judge Napolitano of Fox News about how the leaks may lead to civilian and American deaths. Assange replied that he was in contact with the White House before the leaks were posted and asked them to review it. Subsequently Fox News discovered that Assange tried to reach the WH through the New York Times, but the message never got through. Someone along the line may be responsible for the deaths that will result from these leaks. And it may be in the Obama White House.