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Hillary Clinton APPROVES Trump-Russian Bank Sharing Plan, Campaign Leader Says

NEW: Hillary Clinton ACCEPTED the sharing of “hidden” communications between Trump and the Kremlin-backed bank with the press – although there was “absolutely no confidence” in their legitimacy, the former campaign director told the Durham trial.

  • Robby Mook testified Friday about the data campaign meeting
  • At the trial of Michael Sussman, Marc Elias, the campaign’s chief executive, told Alfa Bank for the first time.
  • Mook also said he discussed the data with Jake Sullivan and John Podesta
  • He admitted that the campaign was not “completely sure” of the “legitimacy of the data”, but hoped that a journalist would be able to confirm it.
  • Sussman is accused of lying to the FBI because he was representing the interests of Clinton’s 2016 campaign and that of another client.

Former campaign manager Robby Mook Hillary Clinton said on Friday she had signed a lawsuit to share the alleged allegations linking Donald Trump and the Kremlin-backed Alfa Bank media in the run-up to the 2016 election.

Mook said that at the trial of Michael Sussman, the first to be prosecuted by Special Counsel John Durham in his investigation into his Russian origins, he first reported on Alfa Bank to campaign chief Marc Elias.

Jake Sullivan also discussed with the then chief adviser – now the White House National Security Adviser – and campaign president John Podesta whether to share the information with a journalist.

“I also argued with Hillary,” Mook told the judge. He also admitted that the campaign was not “completely confident in the legitimacy of the data”, but hoped that a journalist would follow up and determine whether it was “accurate” or “functional”.

“I don’t remember the gist of the interview, but according to the idea, it was a discussion, well, we have this and we want to share it with a journalist,” Mook said.

After the meeting they decided to share it with the journalist, he stated.

“I remember being a member of our press,” Mook said. “We gave an employee permission to share with the media.”

Former campaign manager Robby Mook Hillary Clinton said in court on Friday that she had refused to share allegations against the media backed by Donald Trump and the Kremlin-backed Alfa Bank in the run-up to the 2016 election.

The court was also shown the 31 October 2016 malice, Hillary said: “Computer scientists have apparently found a secret server that links the Trump Institution to a Russian bank.”

He introduced Jake Sullivan’s statement as “Revealing Trump’s Secret Line of Communication to Russia.”

Sussman is accused of lying to the FBI because he represented the interests of Clinton’s 2016 campaign and those of another client – even though the campaign says he never allowed Sussman’s actions.

James Baker was the FBI’s general counsel when Sussmann organized a meeting in September 2016, Sussmann said, revealing a potential secret communication channel between Alfa Bank and the Trump Institution.

Sussmann is accused of lying to Baker at the meeting, saying he did not provide computer data on behalf of a particular customer.

The prosecutor says Sussmann did not talk about his Clinton relationship because he assumed that they were presenting the FBI with less partisan intent if he thought the information would be less credible.

The Sussmann case was filed by John Durham, a prosecutor appointed as a special adviser to the Trump administration, to investigate possible government wrongdoing in the early days of the investigation into Russian election interference and Trump’s relationship with the campaign.

Defense attorneys have denied that Sussmann lied at the meeting, suggesting that it is impossible for prosecutors to prove exactly what he said, because Baker and Sussmann were alone at the meeting and neither of them took notice.

Sussman is accused of lying to the FBI because he represented the interests of Clinton's 2016 campaign and those of another client - even though the campaign says he never allowed Sussman's actions.

Sussman is accused of lying to the FBI because he represented the interests of Clinton’s 2016 campaign and those of another client – even though the campaign says he never allowed Sussman’s actions.

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Hillary Clinton APPROVES Trump-Russian Bank Sharing Plan, Campaign Leader Says

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