New Hillary leak: Wikileaks releases 20K DNC emails
22 July, 2016
U.S. Democratic Presidential Candidate Hillary Clinton © Adam Bettcher / ReutersNearly 20,000 emails and more than 8,000 attachments from the Democratic National Committee (DNC) have been released by WikiLeaks. Many of the emails indicate that top DNC officials were hostile to the Bernie Sanders campaign.
The emails released Friday cover a period from Janury 2015 to May 2016. They purportedly come from the accounts of seven major figures in the DNC: Senior Adviser Andrew Wright, National Finance Director Jordan Kaplan, Finance Chief of Staff Scott Comer, Communications Director Luis Miranda, Northern California Finance Director Robert Stowe, Finance Director of Data & Strategic Initiatives Daniel Parrish and Finance Director Allen Zachary.
Many of the emails regard Bernie Sanders and dealing with the fallout of many Democrats opposing Hillary Clinton and calling the system “rigged.” Many of the emails exchanged between top DNC officials are simply the text of news articles concerning how establishment democrats can “deal” with the insurgent left-winger.
A Real Clear Politics article said that Bernie Sanders supporters causing a lack of unity at the Nevada Democratic Convention.One email indicates that the DNC was in close contact with news websites on articles related to the Democratic Party.
“This headline needs to be changed,” said Debbie Wasserman Schultz, who serves as Chairperson, or top official, of the DNC.
“We need to push back... Patrice, what happened, DNC had nothing to do with this, right?” Luis Miranda wrote, referring to DNC Director of Party Affairs Patrice Taylor.
Taylor responded saying that the article should be changed the event was run by the state party and the disorder “sounds like internal issues amount Sanders supporters.”
“Walter, please connect with Stewart and get him to push back,” Miranda wrote. The last email ion the thread says: “Done. Article has been updated.”