Hillary Clinton campaign manager Robby Mook suggested Sunday that
internal DNC emails leaked last week were an effort from the Russians to
help Republican presidential nominee Donald Trump.
“What’s disturbing to us is that experts are telling us Russian state
actors broke into the DNC, stole these emails, and other experts are
now saying that the Russians are releasing these emails for the purpose
of actually of helping Donald Trump,” Mook said on CNN’s “State of the
“I don’t think it’s coincidental that these emails were released on the eve of our convention.”
Mook did not provide evidence that the Russians were trying to help
Trump when pressed by CNN’s Jake Tapper to back up his charges, instead
falling back on what “experts” were saying.
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09:57 EST, 16 October 2015
The Democratic National Committee is 'clearing a path' for Hillary Clinton
to be its presidential nominee because its upper power echelons are
populated with women, according to a female committee member who was in
Las Vegas for Tuesday's primary debate.
on the condition that she isn't identified, she told Daily Mail Online
that the party is in the tank for Clinton, and the women who run the
organization decided it 'early on.'
committeewoman is supporting one of Hillary's rivals for the Democratic
nomination, and said she spoke freely because she believes the former
Secretary of State is benefiting from unfair favoritism inside the
aims to be the first female to occupy the Oval Office, and 'the party's
female leaders really want to make a woman the next president,' the
committeewoman said, rattling off a list of the women who she said are
the 'real power' in the organization.
haven't heard anyone say we should make Hillary undergo a trial by
fire,' she added. 'To the contrary, the women in charge seem eager, more
and more, to have her skate into the general [election].'
have nothing against women in politics,' she underscored. 'But it's not
healthy for the party if we get behind a woman because she's a woman,
and risk having her implode after she's nominated because she isn't
tested enough now.'