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WikiLeaks Unloads Late-Night Proof Hillary Colluded with New York Times While Secretary of State

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WikiLeaks released an email exchange over the weekend that showed a New York Times reporter giving advanced notice of stories being published to a high ranking official in Hillary Clinton’s State Department.

The stories were based on a release of a large cache of diplomatic correspondence by WikiLeaks in 2010, which came to be known as “Cablegate.”

“The heads-up email was intended to give State (and Clinton) time to come up with some spin for stories that may have caused problems,” The Daily Wire reported.

“Or, in another possible scenario, the heads up could give the State Department time to create a diversion for the same day, thus overriding a damaging story with other news its friends in the mainstream media would happily cover instead,” The Wire added.

The email exchange took place between Shane Scott, the national security reporter for The Times, and Philip Crowley, who was serving as assistant secretary of state for public affairs in Clinton’s State Department.

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In the email from Nov. 2010, Scott gives a breakdown of what day each story would run in The Times.

The topics included: North Korea, China, Guantanamo Bay, Pakistan, Blackwater, Russia, corruption in Afghanistan and then-President Hamid Karzai, terrorist financing and arms trade.

The Wire noted that WikiLeaks’ release of the email exchange on Saturday came after The Times had published a story earlier in the day headlined, “Republican Attacks on Mueller and F.B.I. Open New Rift in G.O.P.”

The Wire speculated that “WikiLeaks couldn’t stand it anymore” and released the email in response late Saturday night.

In October 2016, WikiLeaks made public emails showing that then-CNN contributor Donna Brazile had tipped off Hillary Clinton’s campaign, on at least two occasions, of the topics she would be asked to field at a CNN debate and town hall, Politico reported.

In July of that same year, WikiLeaks released nearly 20,000 emails from top Democratic National Committee officials, according to The Washington Post.

Among the most damaging were emails showing DNC leaders appearing to conspire to raise Sen. Bernie Sanders’ background as Jewish and possibly atheist in the Kentucky and West Virginia primaries.

The apparent hope would be to steer voters in the more religious states away from the socialist candidate.

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In other emails, then-DNC chairwoman Debbie Wasserman Schultz wrote that Sanders had “no understanding of the Democratic Party” and she called the senator’s campaign manager a “damn liar.”

Additionally, DNC press secretary Mark Pautenbach in an email suggested the party push a narrative that the reason Sanders had lost the campaign was because he “never had his act together.”

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Randy DeSoto has written more than 1,000 articles for The Western Journal since he joined the company in 2015. He is a graduate of West Point and Regent University School of Law. He is the author of the book "We Hold These Truths" and screenwriter of the political documentary "I Want Your Money."
Randy DeSoto is the senior staff writer for The Western Journal. He wrote and was the assistant producer of the documentary film "I Want Your Money" about the perils of Big Government, comparing the presidencies of Ronald Reagan and Barack Obama. Randy is the author of the book "We Hold These Truths," which addresses how leaders have appealed to beliefs found in the Declaration of Independence at defining moments in our nation's history. He has been published in several political sites and newspapers.

Randy graduated from the United States Military Academy at West Point with a BS in political science and Regent University School of Law with a juris doctorate.
Birthplace
Harrisburg, Pennsylvania
Nationality
American
Honors/Awards
Graduated dean's list from West Point
Education
United States Military Academy at West Point, Regent University School of Law
Books Written
We Hold These Truths
Professional Memberships
Virginia and Pennsylvania state bars
Location
Phoenix, Arizona
Languages Spoken
English
Topics of Expertise
Politics, Entertainment, Faith




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