TWELVE Russian spies have today been charged with hacking the Democratic Party during the 2016 US presidential election. The indictment comes just days before Donald Trump is set to meet Russian leader Vladimir Putin in Helsinki. Special counsel Robert Mueller, who is leading the investigation, lodged the charges in Washington DC. It is believed the charges will rely heavily on evidence obtained by US intelligence agencies including the CIA and the FBI. The spooks are thought to be behind the hacking of the Hillary Clinton presidential campaign and a cyber attack on the Democratic National Committee, NBC reports. Trump, who is currently in the UK, has previously accused the investigation being led by Mueller of being the "biggest witch hunt in American history". The indictment comes just days before Donald Trump is set to meet Russian leader Vladimir Putin in Helsinki. The indictment accuse the spies of obtaining emails and releasing them with the goal of interfering with the election. … [Read more...] about 12 Russian spies charged with hacking Hillary Clinton campaign emails and meddling in US election
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HILLARY Clinton was all set to become the first female president of the US, before Donald Trump produced the biggest political upset in modern history to defeat her. Here's everything we know about the Democrat, her failed White House bid, and what she had to say about her campaign cash donor Harvey Weinstein... How old is Hillary Clinton? Hillary Clinton, 70, was born on October 26, 1947, in Chicago, Illinois. She became the first American first lady to ever win public office when she was elected to the US Senate in 2001. She went on to become the 67th US secretary of state in 2009, serving until 2013. And she became the first woman in US history to be named as the presidential nominee of a major political party in 2016. How is Hillary Clinton's health? Speculation around Clinton’s health resurfaced after she was again seen wearing a huge coat amid rumours she's hiding a back brace. The former US presidential candidate attended a memorial service dressed in the blue jacket, … [Read more...] about How old is Hillary Clinton, what happened in the US election, what is her net worth and how is her health?
May 23, 4:51 AM EDT Newsletter Signup BusinessTechnologyWorldNationalMedia & CultureOpinionSportsLuxury Political CapitalElection 2016 By David Sirota @davidsirota 08/22/16 AT 7:03 PM Emails just released by the State Department appear to show Clinton Foundation officials brokering a meeting between then-Secretary of State Hillary Clinton and a top military leader of Bahrain — a Middle Eastern country that is a major foundation donor. Soon after the correspondence about a meeting, Clinton’s State Department significantly increased arms export authorizations to the country’s autocratic government, even as that nation moved to crush pro-democracy protests.In a statement quoted by the Wall Street Journal, a Clinton spokesperson, Josh Schwerin, said of the newly released correspondence: “The fact remains that Hillary Clinton never took action as secretary of state because of donations to the Clinton Foundation.”The emails, which were … [Read more...] about Emails Show Clinton Foundation Donor Reached Out To Hillary Clinton Before Arms Export Boost
With Breanne Deppisch and Joanie Greve. THE BIG IDEA: Hillary Clinton is not over it. “Let me just get this out of the way: No, I’m not over it. I still think about the 2016 election. I still regret the mistakes I made,” the failed Democratic nominee told graduating seniors at Yale University on Sunday afternoon. “Right now, we’re living through a full-fledged crisis in our democracy,” she told 1,360 seniors. “Now there are not tanks in the streets, but what’s happening right now goes to the heart of who we are as a nation. I say this not as a Democrat who lost an election but as an American afraid of losing a country.” -- The former secretary of state opened with a cascade of jokes related to the election. “I am thrilled for all of you, even the three of you who live in Michigan and didn’t request your absentee ballots in time,” she said. As a tradition, Yalies wear humorous and playful hats during the Class … [Read more...] about The Daily 202: Hillary Clinton warns of ‘a full-fledged crisis in our democracy’ at Yale
By Martha Ross | [email protected] | Bay Area News Group April 19, 2018 at 11:03 am Liberals in Hollywood and elsewhere around the country rightly condemned Trump and said the recording showed he wasn’t fit to be president of the United States. In the first post-“Access Hollywood” debate, Democratic candidate Hillary Clinton said the tape revealed exactly what Trump thinks about women — and what he does to them. Stumping for Clinton a few days later, then-First Lady Michelle Obama gave an impassioned speech about why America should no longer tolerate men — especially men in power — assuming they have the right to talk about women in demeaning ways or to abuse their bodies and demand their sexual attention. “This is not something that we can ignore,” Obama said, before digging into a deep well of outrage to say: “It is cruel. It’s frightening. And the truth is, it hurts. It hurts.” A year later, … [Read more...] about Why Hillary Clinton, Michelle Obama and others need to join the growing Harvey Weinstein backlash