Edward Snowden got “the greatest gift” for Christmas.
No, not a presidential pardon — the fugitive whistleblower had his first child, a baby boy, with wife Lindsay Mills.
The news was shared by Mills on Christmas on her Instagram account and her blog, Lsjourney.com.
“Happy Holidays from our newly expanded family,” she wrote.
The former CIA subcontractor — who leaked classified data about mass surveillance of American citizens in 2013 from the National Security Agency — has been living in exile in Moscow since then to avoid being tried in the U.S.on espionage charges.
Mills, also an American, joined him in Moscow in 2014 and the two married in 2017. She announced in late October that they were expecting a boy, who would have Russian citizenship.
The new mom on Friday shared two images of her and Snowden cradling their bundle of joy, with the baby’s face angled away from the camera or covered by an emoji.
The newborn was dressed in a Santa hat and Christmas-themed outfit.
Snowden shared the post on Twitter, writing: “The greatest gift is the love we share.”
A Politico report last week said that Sen. Rand Paul (R-Ky.) and Rep. Matt Gaetz (R-Fla.), as well as recently pardoned Roger Stone, had all asked President Trump to grant Snowden clemency.
In an Oval Office interview with The Post in August, Trump said he was open to allowing the leaker to return from Russia without going to prison.
Snowden faces three charges under the Espionage Act that could send him to prison for 30 years if he returns and is tried and convicted.
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