Another day, another data dump. In what has become a daily routine, one which forces the Clinton campaign to bring up ever starker (most sexual) scandals involving Trump to provide a media distraction, moments ago Wikileaks released yet another roughly 1,150 emails in Part 8 of its ongoing Podesta Email dump, which brings the total number of released emails to 10,169.
With another 39,000 or so emails left until election day, we expect the emergence of another Trump “sexual assault” accuser to emerge momentarily, just as we predicted yesterday and were proven right not once but twice. After all the public must be distracted from what truly matters.
— WikiLeaks (@wikileaks) October 15, 2016
One of the first email chains just released is a follow up to what we think is one of the key stories so far, namely the disappearance of the 16th Sid Blumenthal email, as per the thread “Proposed response to upcoming State Dept disclosure on Sid emails.” This is an issue discussed yesterday in our post “Where Is Sidney Blumenthal’s 16th “Missing” Email?” which we urge everyone to read.
Another email chain between Clinton campaign staffers Josh Schwerin and Jennifer Epstein brings attention to a tweet by Bloomberg politics correspondent Jennifer Epstein who notes in December 2015 that Hillary Clinton was “asked if she believes people who claim rape like Juanita Broderick and Kathleen Willey…” to which she then tweets that “HRC on rape claims against WJC:l: “I would say that everybody should be believed at first until they are disbelieved based on evidence.”
HRC on rape claims against WJC:l: “I would say that everybody should be believed at first until they are disbelieved based on evidence.”
— Jennifer Epstein (@jeneps) December 3, 2015
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A November 2015 congratulatory email from Bill Deblasio to John Podesta reveals the Trump supporter’s glowing admiration for Hillary Clinton:
Hillary was exceptional at CFR today. Sharp, clear, resolute. This format works better than ever for her. My humble suggestion, since the issue of ties to Wall Street will be with her throughout the campaign: speak at a finance industry venue in NYC and lay out her vision for change and reform. Go into the lion’s den. Show you’re for real. Imho, will silence some of the meme so often used against her. Bill Deblasio
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As always, we ask readers to kindly send us any notable findings among today’s 850 released emails.