David Duke: 'God bless WikiLeaks’

Former Ku Klux Klan leader David Duke on Wednesday praised WikiLeaks following Donald TrumpDonald John TrumpMcCabe says he was fired because he 'opened a case against' Trump McCabe: Trump said 'I don't care, I believe Putin' when confronted with US intel on North Korea McCabe: Trump talked to me about his election victory during 'bizarre' job interview MORE’s surprise White House win.

“God bless WikiLeaks,” he tweeted alongside a photo of Julian Assange, the transparency website’s founder.


“Julian Assange is a hero,” the former GOP Louisiana Senate candidate added. "America owes this man one thing – freedom. Thank you sir, thank you.”

Trump stunned the world Tuesday by defeating Democratic presidential nominee Hillary ClintonHillary Diane Rodham ClintonFemale Dems see double standard in Klobuchar accusations Klobuchar, O'Rourke visit Wisconsin as 2020 race heats up McCabe's shocking claims prove the bloodless coup rolls on MORE for the presidency. 

Duke, meanwhile, failed to qualify for Louisiana’s Senate runoff in December after failing to reach the 50 percent qualifying threshold. 

WikiLeaks repeatedly published hacked Democratic National Committee (DNC) emails during the 2016 race showing the party favoring Clinton over her primary rival, Sen. Bernie SandersBernard (Bernie) SandersSenate Dems introduce bill to prevent Trump from using disaster funds to build wall Klobuchar, O'Rourke visit Wisconsin as 2020 race heats up Sherrod Brown pushes for Medicare buy-in proposal in place of 'Medicare for all' MORE (I-Vt.).

Trump repeatedly seized on the revelations to accuse Clinton and Democrats of treating the independent Vermont senator unfairly.

The site also published emails stolen from Clinton's campaign chairman, John Podesta.

WikiLeaks capped off Tuesday’s election results by seemingly mocking Democrats for nominating Clinton for the presidency.

“By biasing its internal electoral market the DNC selected the less competitive candidate defeating the purpose of running a primary,” its official account tweeted near midnight.