Biden administration will continue to seek Assange extradition Justice Department official says US will continue to seek extradition of Wikileaks founder despite calls to drop effort. Julian Assange supporters urge Joe Biden to drop prosecution saying Trump was ‘opposed to free press’New administration must decide in days whether to pursue case or drop it Civil-Liberties Groups Ask Biden Justice Dept. to Drop Julian Assange CaseA Friday deadline in the London extradition case may force the Biden administration to decide whether to keep pursuing a Trump-era policy. Biden Justice Dept. Asks British Court to Approve Extradition of Julian AssangeAdvocates of press freedoms had urged the new administration to instead drop a Trump-era effort to prosecute the WikiLeaks founder. US government appeals UK ruling against Julian Assange's extraditionJustice department confirms Joe Biden intends to have WikiLeak’s co-founder stand trial in US Biden DOJ to continue to seek Assange extraditionThe Justice Department under President Biden intends to continue to seek extradition of WikiLeaks founder Julian Assange so he can face charges in the United States, an official said. Biden administration plans to continue to seek extradition of WikiLeaks' Assange: officialPresident Joe Biden's administration plans to continue to seek to extradite WikiLeaks founder Julian Assange from the United Kingdom to the United States to face hacking conspiracy charges, the U.S. Justice Department said.