in WikiLeaks’ 30th release of Podesta Emails was a message sent
Sunday, December 20, 2015, by Lisa Jackson. She is vice president of
Environment, Policy and Social Initiatives for Apple and reports
directly to CEO Tim Cook.
first thanked Hillary Clinton’s presidential campaign manager John
Podesta for “the
principled and nuanced stance the Secretary took last night on
encryption and the tech sector.”
at Apple certainly noticed,” she
wrote, adding that she was confident the rest of Silicon Valley did
know that Apple will continue its work with law enforcement,” Jackson
share law enforcement's concerns about the threat to citizens and we
work closely with authorities to comply with legal requests for data
that have helped solve complex crimes. Thousands of times every
month, we give governments information about Apple customers and
devices, in response to warrants and other forms of legal process. We
have a team that responds to those requests 24 hours a day. Strong
encryption does not eliminate Apple’s ability to give law
enforcement meta-data or any of a number of other very useful
categories of data.”
then noted to Podesta that Apple CEO Tim Cook’s appearance that
night on CBS’ 60 Minutes was expected to include discussion
emails released in the 30th batch were sent or received by Brent
Budowsky, a Clinton supporter and weekly columnist for The Hill. He
and Podesta appear to have a trusted and quite cozy relationship, to
the point that Podesta felt comfortable cursing at Bernie Sanders and
his team in front of the opinion writer.
for his part, was sharing his columns with Clinton’s campaign chair
and even discussing details for future pieces.
one email, The Hill’s columnist shared his opinion piece, titling
his email, “Column:
TV in the tank for Trump | TheHill--see how I handled Trump and the
another, he wrote to Podesta that he would “soon
be writing a column calling for an increase in social security
financed by a speculation transaction tax and will directly address
HRCS position based on whatever it is when I write the column.”
some cases, Budowsky advises Podesta on Clinton’s strategic steps.
would propose that in the near future, Hillary give a short speech in
front of the Statue of Liberty to invited religious leaders, Hispanic
activists and immigration supporters and say that the Pope and
religious leaders are right, and the US should accept a significant
number of refugees now inundating Europe,” he
and Chelsea could be by her side and there should not be one partisan
word about Donald Trump or others.”
is in charge at the campaign"
May 9, 2015 email from
top Democratic Party donor Haim Saban asks for information about “who
is in charge at the campaign” for
Clinton’s foreign policy as well as “Policy(what she talks
about in her speeches),” following a fundraising event he held
at Saban's home.
have received multiples mails from supporters who came to the event
with HRC at my house. I’d like to share those with you and the
foreign and domestic policy folks in charge,” Saban
wrote to Podesta.
that he “is
a good one stop shop and can get domestic questions to the right
pls get me Jake's contact info.” Saban
replies to his advisor, Laura Hartigan.
Foundation representative Darien Sturges emailed his
colleague Amitabh Desai on April 16, 2012, informing him that “We've
begun to work closely with NREL, the US Natl Renewable Energy Lab, on
the island energy initiative.”
he added, was also involved in a few projects in Haiti and interested
in meeting someone from the Clinton Foundation team.
that Ira Magaziner, a senior advisor for former president Bill
Clinton, would be running it, Desai emailed Podesta and Bruce Lindsey
with concern over an “agreed/funded
should sit down with Darien and learn as much as you can about what
they are doing, including if there are cost involved with NREL. As
you know, Ira believes WJC has signed off on this.”