The informant WikiLeaks manning was going to run for the U.S. Senate

Manning plans to participate in the elections from the Democratic party

Photo: Chelsea E. Manning / Twitter

The WikiLeaks informant Chelsea manning, a former soldier of the U.S. army Bradley manning, transgender, decided to run for the U.S. Senate from Maryland, writes Reuters.

Manning wants to participate in the election of the Democratic party. About it it is specified in the Federal election proposal. She noted that living in North Bethesda.

Now the Senator from Maryland is Democrat Ben Cardin. He was elected in 2006 and plans to get re-elected again. The Associated Press calls Cardin “indisputable favorite” vote.

Manning was arrested in 2010. August 21, a military Tribunal, the US sentenced him to 35 years in prison for disclosing classified information.

The day after the verdict, he announced the desire to have a sex change and asked to be called Bradley, not Chelsea. American court allowed manning to change name to female, and in 2015 the former agent allowed to undergo hormone therapy for a sex change.

17 January 2017 President Barack Obama commuted the sentence of manning. She was released may 17, 2017, and not in 2045 as it was supposed to sentence.

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