so far from heaven (14985 posts)November 7, 2016 at 7:25 pm
PodestaLeaks Readers Thread # 11 We're getting our asses handed to us……
Wikileaks is throwing out emails like confetti. We were caught up at 9 pm my time Sunday night and then they dumped new DNC emails and new Podesta emails. They dumped again Monday night. This Readers Thread starts with page 1079 and will continue till too cumbersome.
You guys are real champs, so let’s see if we can get caught up.
Wikileaks is going to dump new emails every day till the election and we need you to volunteer to read some and report any that are super interesting or Earth shaking. If and when wikileaks changes to a new set of leaked documents, we will immediately change to that leaked information and start a new thread.
Land of Enchantment found the following link that can help you navigate through the names in the campaign so you can see whos who.
Use it. I certainly get lost in the darkness of this foul mess…..
New method for going thru this pile of crap:
There are 50 documents per page. Please do one page at a time.
Go to the bottom of this thread and find which page the last reader is going to, and then reply to the thread the number of the page you intend to read. I’m going to start this with page 501.
Click on the link at the bottom of this post to get to the wikileaks Podesta emails.
Scroll up till you see the page number bar. The search has sorted the emails from first out to last out by ID number
and has placed them 50 documents per page of output. We will use both the page number and document ID number.
Click to forward thru the pages until you reach the one you will start on.
DO NOT READ EVERY DOCUMENT!!!!
First look at the date, if the document date is before January 2015 ignore it.
Next look at the Subject line, if it’s something stupid like a Safeway ad, ignore the document.
Next look at who the email is from. Again, if it’s clear that the sender isn’t connected to the campaign, ignore the document.
When you find one you need to read, click on it and it will load it up in your browser.
First look to see if the document has any attachments, sometimes they are the important part.
Scan the document. If it is really hot, make a note of the content and check if the attachments, if there are any, are also hot. The document ID is the last five numbers in the URL at the top of your browser. Note the document ID so we can go directly to it in a search later on. The URL should look something like this:
https://www.wikileaks.com/podesta-emails/emailid/24290. So the document ID number is 24290.
Hit the back button to go back to the page of documents you were on and continue.
Once you have finished the pages you signed up for, reply to your post and either tell us you found nothing of interest, or the document ID and something about the content.
This method makes going thru the emails real fast because there will usually be only a few of any real interest per page.
Good luck. If you need to hurl, be sure to get to the bathroom first…..
Wikileaks link to Podesta emails:HubHeaver, MrMickeysMom, bobthedrummer and 18 otherspolly7, WillyT, snot, Melissa G, PatrynXX, Gregorian, Downwinder, OzoneTom, Enthusiast, , Gallagher, 2bAnon, em77, sabrina, NVBirdlady, Babel 17, Tuesday, Sadie like this"When you're in jail, a good friend will be trying to bail you out. A best friend will be in the cell next to you saying, 'Damn, that was fun.'" -Groucho Marx.
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Sadie (3069 posts) (Reply to original post) November 7, 2016 at 7:28 pm
Re: TWEETS: Bill de Blasio on HRC speech / Bernie
https://wikileaks.org/podesta-emails/emailid/25264 (This is older, but it talks about her paid speeches to banks) so, I am adding
Roy-Don’t be surprised if I write a column soon that Hillary is going to blow it, and is repeating her mistakes of 2008, with stories about her “shadow campaign” of consultants milking her for a lot of money, while she gives paid speeches to banks, while she acts like an incumbent, and says virtually nothing important about what Democrats stand for, while the most admired person in the world is the pope for saying the kind of things she should be saying but isn’t about economic fairness. This has got to be the worst pre-campaign in my memory. Imagine running as the candidate for the Democratic nomination as the
>>> candidate of banks, consultants and insiders. Unbelievable.
https://wikileaks.org/podesta-emails/emailid/25301 Ok, this is a gem. Not happy about Faiz advising Bernie! Boohoo!!! Neera has choice words as does JDP
Date: 2016-02-29 19:53
Subject: Re: Faiz advising Bernie
He’s a fucker.
On Mon, Feb 29, 2016 at 4:07 PM, John Podesta <firstname.lastname@example.org>
> Yes. Gave him a very hard time. I have to say this does not go down easy
> with me. Wish him well in life.
>Wake up, peeps, their kids go to Harvard and Yale; your kids go to Iraq & Afghanistan.
Greenwich (1757 posts) (Reply to Sadie - post #1) November 7, 2016 at 8:18 pm
2. This Readers Thread starts with page 1079 and will continue till too cumbersome.
??????? Am I pg 503 — or did you really mean 1079?
Greenwich (1757 posts) (Reply to Greenwich - post #2) November 7, 2016 at 8:26 pm
3. Pg 1079 ???
Waiting for word from So far from heaven as to which is correct.
if that’s where we’re going. Back later.
Sadie (3069 posts) (Reply to Greenwich - post #3) November 7, 2016 at 8:52 pm
4. Go ahead and do 1079
I will come to that 1078 as soon as I finish 502. Sorry, I had a phone call.Wake up, peeps, their kids go to Harvard and Yale; your kids go to Iraq & Afghanistan.
Greenwich (1757 posts) (Reply to Sadie - post #4) November 7, 2016 at 9:37 pm
5. OK – PAGE 1079 – Finished
Page 1079 — a little bit of interest —
re Koch Bros. to fund several Repugs – David Koch let it slip that it’s $900 million he and Charles plan to lavish on 2016 presidential — if they’re happy with the policies they’re support, will finance their campaigns. Top of list: Walker, Jeb, Cruz, Rand Paul, Rubio.
Charles and David Koch have matching fortunes of $51.3 billion dollars each, according to the Bloomberg Billionaires Index, ranking them equal at number five in the world.
https://wikileaks.org/podesta-emails/emailid/54448 – From Dana Folsom to John Podesta: Congratulations — 2/26/16: Don’t underestimate Trump. I have no doubt he’ll take a hard left to the center for the huge independent vote. Trump will still promise to shake things up in DC, build a wall and be tough on China while showing a more compassionate side for thr poor. I seriously doubt he’ll attack Hillary the way he did his primary opponents. In my opinion Hillary needs to present a bright, positive vision for> tomorrow. * Don’t throttle the message with too much reality. * For God’s sake don’t triangulate! * Speak to B students from Iowa State University of both sexes and all ages. Don’t dumb down. * Keep being the wonderful person she is..mom, wife, public servant…etc.> I’m proud to say that I cast my ballot for Hillary this afternoon in> Georgia.
https://wikileaks.org/podesta-emails/emailid/54459 (9/12/15) Petition for John P to sign – “Make Election Day 2016 a Holiday” — FACT: Voter turnout in 2014 was the lowest it’s been in 70 years FACT: The U.S. is 138th in voter turnout around the world FACT: America ranks just 120th in voter registration
https://wikileaks.org/podesta-emails/emailid/54476 to John P from email@example.com – 10/6/15 – For the Record – I did not talk to Haberman. The piece reads like someone inside the campaign who was told about the sessions, not from a participant. (See email – not sure what it means)
Greenwich (1757 posts) (Reply to Greenwich - post #5) November 7, 2016 at 10:58 pm
6. "This email has also been verified by Google DKIM 2
This email has also been verified by Google DKIM 2048-bit RSA key
All the emails show a verification at the top of the message —
In case anyone is worrying about whether the emails are authentic or not.
Gallagher (535 posts) (Reply to original post) November 7, 2016 at 11:24 pm
7. 1080 *** Holy Crap! I think I found the Goldman Sachs Speeches!
Don’t have MS word, so I can’t open the 3 attachments
54520: 2016-01-23 RE: Goldman Sachs paid speeches with quotes from her speeches
“The 3 (I misspoke about 5 earlier) speeches to Goldman are attached with
some parts highlighted. Below are some of the more noteworthy quotes.”
54486: “Terry O’Sullivan asked her to call Nikki and me to stress how important it was for their GOTV success in Iowa that HRC hadn’t taken a position on the Bakken pipeline (her comments on Maddow didn’t get noticed), and that they are extremely nervous about her getting pressured to come out against the NED pipeline this week in NH. I told her I would pass the information along (and included you Milia
because she said Terry might be calling John). FYI, the points we currently have in her book on this are good and one goal of the building efficiency release was to have something affirmative to talk about/pivot to if asked about NED.”
so far from heaven (14985 posts) (Reply to Gallagher - post #7) November 8, 2016 at 11:45 am
14. If you haven't already, post this in General Discussion, please."When you're in jail, a good friend will be trying to bail you out. A best friend will be in the cell next to you saying, 'Damn, that was fun.'" -Groucho Marx.
Gallagher (535 posts) (Reply to so far from heaven - post #14) November 8, 2016 at 12:35 pm
so far from heaven (14985 posts) (Reply to Gallagher - post #17) November 8, 2016 at 7:14 pm
26. Thank you.
This should get you some real cred and make the group proud.
Nice work."When you're in jail, a good friend will be trying to bail you out. A best friend will be in the cell next to you saying, 'Damn, that was fun.'" -Groucho Marx.
Gallagher (535 posts) (Reply to original post) November 8, 2016 at 12:23 am
FugitiveBirdie (1814 posts) (Reply to original post) November 8, 2016 at 5:51 am
54624 Hillary: Unless you disagree, I’m going to dispatch Terry to give her some advice to play ball https://wikileaks.org/podesta-emails/emailid/54624
54627 MacWilliams is locked and will be great. Also am connecting Boots to PI. https://wikileaks.org/podesta-emails/emailid/54627
mak3cats (416 posts) (Reply to original post) November 8, 2016 at 6:01 am
10. 1083 through 1085 for lunchtime reading…Go placidly amid the noise and haste and remember what peace there may be in silence.
mak3cats (416 posts) (Reply to mak3cats - post #10) November 8, 2016 at 10:46 am
11. Nothing here…Go placidly amid the noise and haste and remember what peace there may be in silence.
Calico (481 posts) (Reply to original post) November 8, 2016 at 11:00 am
Calico (481 posts) (Reply to Calico - post #13) November 8, 2016 at 11:54 am
15. 1087 items of note
54861 – Philippe Reines & Podesta going back-and-forth about who leaked an upcoming interview with Andrea Mitchell about emails. Seems much ado about nothing to me, but they’re pretty steamed about it!
54885 – a big elaborate lie
Mook: “Linking us regarding John’s well-sourced decoy leak of April 20 launch date. Would be good to do this soon since I’m nervous about our planning circle widening. Maybe we could have some fun too and say it will be a speech somewhere. Really catch people off guard.”
Palmieri: “I think this is a great way to do a reset with the press – tell them a big, elaborate lie.”
kishcreek (359 posts) (Reply to original post) November 8, 2016 at 12:20 pm
kishcreek (359 posts) (Reply to kishcreek - post #16) November 8, 2016 at 12:50 pm
Passionate Progressive (1705 posts) (Reply to original post) November 8, 2016 at 1:00 pm
Passionate Progressive (1705 posts) (Reply to Passionate Progressive - post #19) November 8, 2016 at 1:40 pm
Calico (481 posts) (Reply to Calico - post #20) November 8, 2016 at 1:30 pm
21. 1090 pickings
55027 – Wendy Abrams to Podesta, subject Likability — “I’ve never once seen a photo of her with her granddaughter, it would be nice to see her taking her for a walk in the park. Or just holding her. Or have lunch w old friends, not a campaign event, just do something that isn’t staged and people can relate to. Go holiday shopping w Chelsea. I think people need to see the softer side of Hillary.”
55029 – Palmieri considering sending a letter to The Daily Mail complaining about its reporter David Maratosko trailing the HRC motorcade too closely, lying about how fast the motorcade was going, and shouting over other reporters.
Calico (481 posts) (Reply to original post) November 8, 2016 at 1:39 pm
Entrepreneur (2361 posts) (Reply to original post) November 8, 2016 at 2:25 pm
24. 1092 #55122 Andrea Mitchell Prep call 1 week prior to Bernie debate.
#55122 Andrea Mitchell Prep call 1 week prior to Bernie debate. Not crystal clear on details. May be important.“The modern conservative is engaged in one of man's oldest exercises in moral philosophy; that is, the search for a superior moral justification for selfishness" - J.K. Galbraith
arikara (882 posts) (Reply to arikara - post #25) November 8, 2016 at 8:09 pm
27. funny one from an angry donor
Does Podesta merit SS protection??? Reid called me tonight to let me know that the small Congressional group that USSS consults on candidate protection is going to green light protection for Carson based on threat assesment by the Service. Reid is pressing to upgrade your protection at the same time.
Center for American Progress Email retention/deletion… Beginning on June 16, all email older than two years that is not designated for preservation will be automatically and permanently deleted….
Clinton Foundation News & Guidance – a bunch of tweets to celebrate International Women’s Day with nothing of substance.
Funny one, pissed off donor. I guess that I just need to figure-out how to > route their entreaties to “Trash” in my G-mail. I’m giving her my money, > but they just don’t stop, and they never even say “Thanks”. My own > political career would have died on the doorstep if I had practiced these > oppressive kind of campaign practices….
The Crone (3157 posts) (Reply to arikara - post #27) November 9, 2016 at 1:10 am
34. Well that angry donor
Won’t have any more Clinton campaign donations to worry about. Of course, Hill might need to reach out to solicit monies for attorney fees real soon.
The crowd at the Trump celebration tonight was chanting, “Jail her! Jail her!”"Let us not seek the Republican answer nor the Democratic answer but the right answer." John F. Kennedy America is the only country that has real lemons in its furniture polish, and artificial lemon flavoring in its lemonade!
arikara (882 posts) (Reply to arikara - post #28) November 8, 2016 at 9:25 pm
29. lying democrats
https://wikileaks.org/podesta-emails/emailid/55201 Stop feeding the beast…. Having raised money for free for the Clinton Foundation, having offered to raise it for free whatn I helped “Ready for Hillary’s (but the lawyers woundn’t let me) and then having offered to raise funds for Priorities for free, I find this story of me trying to make money off her candidacy super upsetting and a lie. Mary Pat Bonner
2015-02-26 Subject: Haiti Donation Statement Draft All – not surprisingly, we’ve received a number of follow up questions asking for confirmation of the Algeria donation. We could let it sit or confirm for other outlets with the following draft statement: “Immediately following the devastating earthquake in Haiti January 12, 2010, the Embassy of Algeria made an unsolicited donation of $500K to Clinton Foundation Haiti Relief fund. As the Clinton Foundation did with all donations it received for Haiti, the entire amount of Algeria’s contribution was distributed as aid. This donation was disclosed publicly on our website, however, the State Department should have also been formally informed. This was a one-time, specific donation for Haiti relief and Algeria had not donated to the Clinton Foundation before and has not since.”
Hah. Another lying democrat. According to Murphy’s web page he’s not a “political insider”.
Schedule a call next week? Need to discuss Germany as well. firstname.lastname@example.org John, We hope and trust all is well. Just to let you know, our New Jersey political deliberations continue, quietly and intently. We have begun to hire advisers. As there is no sense as to when the election will be (impeached? Resign to run for president? Neither?), we are likely to establish a policy-oriented c4 aimed at growing the NJ economy from $500 to $600 billion in 5 years. We are hoping that a platform like this will give us visibility, credentials, etc. Not only are we consulting top thinkers in NJ but are trying to vacuum up ideas from elsewhere (Neera and team are graciously hosting me for a brainstorming in early April. All in all, I would describe us as “VERY serious but not yet committed.” Would love to talk sometime. Miss you. Best to Mary and team. PM
A new book on the hidden lives of presidents, claims that former US President Bill Clinton has had a mistress codenamed ‘Energizer’. One woman on the suspect list is socialite Julie McMahon.
Subject: Susan Collins Said no. She was terribly flattered, etc., but she’s one year into a 5-year commitment as dean at Univ of Michigan, just moved her family back from DC to Michigan and regrets that this is the wrong time to take on something like this. I didn’t let her say no during the first call, but after consulting with her husband and thinking about it, she called back. She, of course, would like to be helpful from where she is, etc. John, I don’t how you want to go back to him on things like this. I don’t think there is another candidate of color who folks would be comfortable putting up as Chair, though either Ceci or Peter (as a stretch) could be a Member.
Attachment… not sure what its about but…
Hello John, Elisabeth might be appalled if she knew I was sending you this draft, but it’s a good start. I’m sending you the draft (repeat: draft) because this is a big idea and one where we want to lean on your experience and advice.
arikara (882 posts) (Reply to arikara - post #30) November 8, 2016 at 10:15 pm
31. Citi and "where the real power is"
HRC Op-Ed on Gun Violence…My theory is that we do not want to be in a one on one with Trump – but > want to hit him occasionally. In which case, we also need to be hitting > Sanders occasionally so we can credibly say we are not only focused on the > general. >
More of citi vetting for Obama?
From:email@example.com To: firstname.lastname@example.org, email@example.com 2008-08-31
Subject: Re: Vetting …I have gone through the 2004 list and have prioritized 29 of the 52 completed then as names that are coming up in our process as well. (See Sheet #1.) The remaining names from 2004 (Sheet #3) are names I’m recommending not sending to vetting now, but which we can send later as we see if they rise to the top of slates to be considered. I have also sent the names of the Transition Board to vetting (Sheet #2). (FYI, Chris Edley asked that his name not be submitted to the vetting process.)…
From:firstname.lastname@example.org Gentleman- I spoke today with Michael Polsky CEO of in Invenergy. He says john knows him. He wants to do a clean tech fundraiser for HRC in Chicago whenever you can. He only asks that John also attends (he knows where the real power is). I assume you know how to reach him. If not have someone call me.
arikara (882 posts) (Reply to original post) November 8, 2016 at 10:51 pm
arikara (882 posts) (Reply to arikara - post #32) November 8, 2016 at 10:52 pm
33. hedge fund guy and Siegelman
From:email@example.com BTW be very very very careful about HRC saying how she is all-in with Pelosi. Nancy’s game from the beginning was to be in on the fixed game. She lost control of her caucus 2/3 or whom were pissed off at the deal she cut, so she changed tactics…. …but there are reasons Democrats have been lobotomized in the House and if Hillary goes into the election with negative ratings and lower trust she may back into the presidency if the Republicans are bad enough, maybe not, but Dems don’t have a snowballs chance in hell of taking back the House….would be lucky with a 25% chance to get back the Senate……and Hillary winning this way may be like Krushchev’s line about the living may envy dead and HRC may not be thrilled spending precious years on her hands and knees moving further right under Speaker Boehner and Majority Leader McConnell……
Subject: Tom Steyer (a hedge fund manager) John, We are offering Tom a 3pm meeting with WJC on February 16th. Would you like to come up for it? Also, do you know if they are mainly going to pitch WJC on the Center for the Next Generation that Jim Steyer referenced, or if Tom is also interested in talking about how he can support the Clinton Foundation? Thanks! Dennis
Subject: Fwd: Don Siegelman case This is the random shit that happens to me running in NYC. You looking at the Siegelman case….
The Crone (3157 posts) (Reply to arikara - post #33) November 9, 2016 at 1:16 am
35. The Jack Brown request for
clemency for Siegelman found this wording of Jack Brown to be spot on:
It would be timely to issue a pardon before the accumulation of evidence of prosecutorial and judicial misconduct explodes under the Obama administration. The grotesque railroading of a Progressive and good man who Rove could not legitimately defeat at the polls is clearly a scandalous black mark in the history of American justice. Better to rectify it before it’s too late.
Jack Brown sounds like he realizes some shit is about to hit the fan. And tonight – it did!
mak3cats (416 posts) (Reply to original post) November 9, 2016 at 9:58 am
36. 1097 and 1098Go placidly amid the noise and haste and remember what peace there may be in silence.
mak3cats (416 posts) (Reply to mak3cats - post #36) November 9, 2016 at 10:21 am
37. Nothing except #55363…
And that’s just more UFO stuff. An excerpt:
…”I’m just a regular
person who is curios about the world im living in. Mr. Podesta I know your
not able to reveal any sensitive or secret material. But I would like to
know if you could tell me if u.f.o.’s are real.”…Go placidly amid the noise and haste and remember what peace there may be in silence.
mak3cats (416 posts) (Reply to original post) November 9, 2016 at 10:22 am
38. 1099 and 1100 (nice round number)…Go placidly amid the noise and haste and remember what peace there may be in silence.
mak3cats (416 posts) (Reply to mak3cats - post #38) November 9, 2016 at 10:33 am
39. Nothing here…Go placidly amid the noise and haste and remember what peace there may be in silence.
so far from heaven (14985 posts) (Reply to original post) November 9, 2016 at 11:43 am
so far from heaven (14985 posts) (Reply to so far from heaven - post #40) November 9, 2016 at 11:56 am
41. One hit interesting hit
55558 Collusion with a super pac?
Sunflower (519 posts) (Reply to original post) November 9, 2016 at 4:29 pm
55598 Re: JFK Hospital in Monrovia and related discussion From: James Tomarken [mailto:firstname.lastname@example.org] To: Braden, Chris (CDC/OID/NCEZID) We were discussing the situation in Liberia and are thinking along the lines of a proposal that would help restore confidence in the government if it partnered in some format with the Foundation as the population has confidence in the Clinton Foundation. – Dr Fine will be talking to Ira Magaziner wed about my proposal working with Clinton Fnd. https://wikileaks.org/podesta-emails/emailid/55598
55599 Date: 2008-08-07 Re: Transition code of conduct From:email@example.com Please be sure to read this carefully. I think it is terribly problematic. I don’t want to be accused of “drama”, of course, but I don’t want to just accede to something that’s bad. https://wikileaks.org/podesta-emails/emailid/55599
55602 From:firstname.lastname@example.org John -Can’t wait to have you back in the bay area next week! Did you get a chance to call Herb about HVF? The total he can write is $353,400. https://wikileaks.org/podesta-emails/emailid/55602
55604 Re: Sid emails Nick Merrill <email@example.com> > wrote: they are > considering placing a story with a friendly at the AP (Matt Lee or Bradley > Klapper), that would lay this out before the majority on the committee has > a chance to realize what they have and distort it. > > On that last piece, we think it would make sense to work with State and > the AP to deploy the below. – This has been deployed to the AP in advance of a setup story they are doing with State’s help. Mike Schmidt is now inquiring as well so I’ve made them aware that they have competition. https://wikileaks.org/podesta-emails/emailid/55604
55610 From:firstname.lastname@example.org Date: 2015-03-14 we’d need to be very careful about from a compliance perspective is that we are volunteering to help her make a final decision. We haven’t been “hired” and she hasn’t decided to run. It’s very important we make that clear. https://wikileaks.org/podesta-emails/emailid/55610
55617 From:email@example.com We’re doing a follow on the video. Wondering if you could help with a few more questions. Thank you. 1) When was the launch video made? Over the last few weeks. 2) Did the Clinton campaign know about the kissing cab lawsuit <http://www.takepart.com/article/2015/04/12/cab-driver-fined-lgbt-discrimination> with Kassie Thornton and Christina Spitzer when they chose them to be in the video? We were aware they had filed a lawsuit, but the video was taped before a judge found in their favor. 3) Are the people featured in the video going to have other roles on the Clinton campaign? Will there be other videos of them? Nothing further is planned but everyone in the video is a Hillary supporter and we would welcome any further help they want to give us. https://wikileaks.org/podesta-emails/emailid/55617
55628 (Christine M. Niedermeier Principal and Attorney Christine M. Niedermeier Associates, LLC) Stay 100 miles awAy from her https://wikileaks.org/podesta-emails/emailid/55628
Sunflower (519 posts) (Reply to original post) November 9, 2016 at 5:45 pm
55654 From: Cheryl Mills [mailto:firstname.lastname@example.org] Doug/Terry/John/Justin: In terms of goals for the 2 hour meeting: to outline the relationship, > largely managed by Doug and Justin, b/w the President’s non-Foundation > revenue generating activities and the Foundation, with associated > implications for how we position him and/or the Foundation for any gaps > based upon ideas we conclude make most sense. > > We can then draft something us for WJC that will be transparent to him, his > family and to others so we have gotten everyone on the same page. https://wikileaks.org/podesta-emails/emailid/55654
55670 Re: Eric Schmidt/Google Hartina Flournoy <email@example.com> wrote: > > it is about the business he proposes to do with the campaign. He says he’s met with HRC (wants to meet with WJC) https://wikileaks.org/podesta-emails/emailid/55670
55676 Subject: Re: Talking points for President Clinton and the Sheik From: Ira Magaziner CHAI would like to request that President Clinton call Sheik Mohammed to thank him for offering his plane to the conference in Ethiopia and expressing regrets that President Clinton’s schedule does not permit him to attend the conference. From: Amitabh Desai [mailto:firstname.lastname@example.org] Unless Sheikh Mo has sent us a $6 million check, this sounds crazy to do. From:email@example.com If he doesn’t do it Chai will say he didn’t give the money bc of wjc https://wikileaks.org/podesta-emails/emailid/55676
55681 (changing primary dates in IL) The key point is that this is not an Obama ask, but a Hillary ask. https://wikileaks.org/podesta-emails/emailid/55681
55691 (attachment of png image of Podesta’s tweet – a dig at Bernie’s vote on Guns) To: firstname.lastname@example.org https://wikileaks.org/podesta-emails/emailid/55691
Sunflower (519 posts) (Reply to original post) November 10, 2016 at 7:28 am
55699 Re: TPA/TPP Letter Dan Schwerin <email@example.com – After our last talk with HRC, we revised our letter to oppose ISDS and include her caution about South Korea. From: Robby Mook <firstname.lastname@example.org<mailto:email@example.com>> The timing is so annoying. Steps right on launch. Would be a shame to have labor booing her right out of the gate From:firstname.lastname@example.org With us coming out against ISDS, there’s a chance the booing will be a lot more tempered. https://wikileaks.org/podesta-emails/emailid/55699
55701 Re: Hillary Clinton Team Leader Role It sounds like they had a few problems with George (Manos) in the past which caused him to fail vet. Yet, even after they determined that they wouldn’t be able to bring him on as a fellow or a Clinton Team Leader they still met with him to try to keep him involved. https://wikileaks.org/podesta-emails/emailid/55701
55708 From:Sara.Latham@ptt.gov To: email@example.com Date: 2008-11-20 1. financial disclosure issues have been worked out 2. PE and HRC are in good substantive conversations 3. it’s all but a done deal 4. there will be no formal announcement before thanksgiving 5. the full national security team is still being worked out HRC to stick to – we are in good substantive conversations, any conversations I’m having are private, and I’m not going to comment any further Philippe R to refer any inquiries to Stephanie Cutter / Dan Pfeiffer https://wikileaks.org/podesta-emails/emailid/55708
55711 Fwd: disbar + GOP + Amalgamated Bank + One Billion + Racketeering claims against unions From:firstname.lastname@example.org (Brenda Smith) John, this is not going to look good for Hillary and the Democrats when almost all associated lawyers have a complaint for them to be disbarred, including you, as well as charges of Racketeering against millions of union members. – Complaints will have to be made against all of you with various bar associations for all of you to be disbarred for such Racketeering. https://wikileaks.org/podesta-emails/emailid/55711
55713 From:David@db-research.com WSJ Poll – we don’t want to be affiliated with any Teflon. It can easily wear off in the course of 18 months. https://wikileaks.org/podesta-emails/emailid/55713
55715 To: Heather Boushey <email@example.com We need to do our separation politics carefully, so let’s not start gossiping about that till I do a little work on the 10th floor. https://wikileaks.org/podesta-emails/emailid/55715
55722 marion sandler – Neera Tanden <firstname.lastname@example.org<mailto:email@example.com>> wrote: raise with her disclosing Hansjorg’s contribution to CAP since it is semi-public. She agreed to releasing his contribution, but not the foundation’s contribution; however, the foundation provided all of their support last year (in previous years, he’d supported us directly for his general support contribution). https://wikileaks.org/podesta-emails/emailid/55722
Sunflower (519 posts) (Reply to original post) November 10, 2016 at 8:44 am
55757 Clinton Foundation – Date: 2012-01-24 – proposed budget attached. (excel attachment) https://wikileaks.org/podesta-emails/emailid/55757
so far from heaven (14985 posts) (Reply to original post) November 10, 2016 at 9:38 am
so far from heaven (14985 posts) (Reply to so far from heaven - post #46) November 10, 2016 at 11:27 am
49. 4 hits one on supers count and one on difference from Bernie
55814 disgust at speech in st. louis church.
55839 super count at Aug. 2015 to POLITICO reporter
55842 Queen hillary at an event……
55844 Using a seventh grader to pander……
Sunflower (519 posts) (Reply to original post) November 10, 2016 at 9:40 am
55864 From:firstname.lastname@example.org – Fwd: kornacki…. Good Luck tonight – Early exit has Hillary up 6 https://wikileaks.org/podesta-emails/emailid/55864
55791 Last communication before the campaign kicks off – From:email@example.com Confidentially, I wanted to reach out to let you know that while I’m honored to be part of Priorities, I would be happy to flip to the campaign if needed. https://wikileaks.org/podesta-emails/emailid/55791
Sunflower (519 posts) (Reply to original post) November 10, 2016 at 10:42 am
so far from heaven (14985 posts) (Reply to original post) November 10, 2016 at 11:27 am
Sunflower (519 posts) (Reply to original post) November 10, 2016 at 11:59 am
56035 Date: 2008-01-12 Re: porcupine in a baloon factory? Begala, Paul <firstname.lastname@example.org> wrote: I think the resentment against the male punditocracy among women is strong. Barack does a good job of “They said we couldn’t…” When in fact no one has underestimated him. Don’t you think Hillary should give voice to some of that resentment?
From:email@example.com more tricky for her. remember the reaction to Patti’s email that the boys were beating up on her? https://wikileaks.org/podesta-emails/emailid/56035
arikara (882 posts) (Reply to original post) November 10, 2016 at 1:39 pm
oh-oh, I have to go out earlier than I planned. Am halfway through this and will finish it when I get back.
arikara (882 posts) (Reply to arikara - post #52) November 10, 2016 at 5:50 pm
54. A bit of snark from Richardson
Email chain deciding what she should say about Glass steagall.
Let’s make sutley co-lead with sussman. We are really doing poorly on hispanics.
2015-08-19 Missed Calls: *Bill Richardson:* Let me know. She needs to call me if she wants my support, if not, fine. If asked, I will say that. The President and I have made up. I don’t understand what her problem is, if she has one. Take care. Know you’ve got other more pressing issues. *MESSAGE SAVED*
Sunflower (519 posts) (Reply to original post) November 10, 2016 at 5:19 pm
56130 *From:* John Podesta Subject:* LCV – we got to get back on that. From:firstname.lastname@example.org Hard to do before KXL. https://wikileaks.org/podesta-emails/emailid/56130
56139 Fund For America (Brock) (attached are P&L statement and balance sheet) https://wikileaks.org/podesta-emails/emailid/56139
56142 Re: Katy Perry DOES play guitar Jennifer Palmieri < email@example.com> wrote: > To be fair what we know is she poses with guitars. We don’t know if > she plays guitar. From:firstname.lastname@example.org she’s no bruce springsteen for sure, but I bet she can strum a few chords… https://wikileaks.org/podesta-emails/emailid/56142
Putting the link to bookmark the page where I left off at so it’s easier to get to later. https://wikileaks.org/podesta-emails/?q=&mfrom=&mto=&title=¬itle=&date_from=&date_to=&nofrom=¬o=&count=50&sort=5&page=1112&#searchresult
arikara (882 posts) (Reply to original post) November 10, 2016 at 5:51 pm
arikara (882 posts) (Reply to arikara - post #55) November 10, 2016 at 6:13 pm
56. One, interesting for its weirdness
Interesting for its weirdness: August 5 2013–08–05 Gideon Rodeh Moshav Ben Ammi I am impressed that Terror Organizations have been successful in intimidating the US as a result of its hesitancy acting against them. As you probably know I have been conducting Inexorable Unilateral Correspondence with the White House trying persuading its Consultancy Staff substituting the Afghan Belligerency by Herbicidal one eradicating Afghan 157,000 hectares Poppy area by Unmanned Aircraft Utilizing Chemical Innovative Defoliation Method….
arikara (882 posts) (Reply to original post) November 10, 2016 at 8:38 pm
arikara (882 posts) (Reply to arikara - post #57) November 10, 2016 at 9:01 pm
58. slim pickins
The committee deciding her views on gay marriage.
more on the committee and glass steagall
Calico (481 posts) (Reply to Calico - post #59) November 10, 2016 at 10:05 pm
56260 – What might this be about??
Mook to Podesta: “few things as FYIs: > 1. Really good brainstorm on speech today. I think we have a lot more clarity on the core idea. > 2. Contract negotiations are coming to a crescendo…I’m going to hold a hard line that we’re prepared to walk if people won’t accept the final offer. I talked with HRC and she was ok with offering win bonuses as a final sweetener, which I’m fine with (since they won’t be our problem!). > 3. We are finishing up the next round of TV scripts for the opening spot and should have something for you to review early next week (honestly, I haven’t been very engaged myself!).
56278 – Talking about a Politico article saying “The Clintons – stung by her narrow victory in Iowa and the overwhelming support under-50 voters – had been planning to reassess staffing at the campaign’s Brooklyn headquarters after the first four primaries, but they have become increasingly caustic in their criticism of aides and demanded the reassessment sooner, one source told POLITICO.”
Palmieri wrote: “I talked to HRC and she said she did not know where that would have come from. Said we have to get better but not this. Asked me if I thought it came from people on the call this am. We both agreed that it was not in their interest to do so. She then offered that maybe it was donors. I am telling press otr that it is not true, unfounded. But honestly don’t know what I should say.”
56286 – Brent Budowski (HRC Journalist Tool) forwards one of his articles (“Hillary Battles the GOP Hate Machine”) to Podesta, saying: “John, this one is worth posting on Facebook etc. and using for fundraising, it is one of the most aggressive and uncompromising support for them….Brent”
56298 – Jesse Ferguson wrote: “Politico (Debenedetti) doing a story about HRC rhetoric on 1%. He’s concluding that HRC is not following Elizabeth Warren but has been populist for a long time (thanks to research doc here). He’s also called some Wall Street folks. Some of have said they’re not worried about her position – some gone so far as to say that she’s just saying this in the campaign, but won’t govern this way.“
Sunflower (519 posts) (Reply to original post) November 11, 2016 at 10:52 am
56314 Re: Hillary Victory Fund Dinner with Hillary & Bill Clinton and Sting – Tony Podesta <email@example.com They seem weird They want me to hit up my clients Cause I’m a lobbyist— not this Did u see my email re Dennis and Puerto Rico? https://wikileaks.org/podesta-emails/emailid/56314
56315 From: *Brent Budowsky* <firstname.lastname@example.org It is no secret that I support Hillary without profound enthusiasm and > have spent months praising Bernie with huge enthusiasm. I have a ton of > credibility with Bernie, his senior staff and above all his grassroots and > small donor base, who consider me the mainstream columnist who has given > Bernie the most fair shake in the media. https://wikileaks.org/podesta-emails/emailid/56315
56322 From: Ricesusane@aol.com Brennan is interested and thinks he can sign forms. can he proceed as proposed below? https://wikileaks.org/podesta-emails/emailid/56322
56340 “jhv.cg” <email@example.com> wrote: > BTW – I wouldn’t mention my name. I think it best to simply say that some > of our AR based supporters have offered to reach out to individual W family > members to discuss best ways to support HRC and given the visible support > they have given charters and TFA we want to make sure we can do this. And, > if a particular effort doesn’t make sense, do others like joint accts. thx > > José H. Villarreal https://wikileaks.org/podesta-emails/emailid/56340
56346 Re: Attorney Client Communication — Superpac follow up – From: Elias, Marc (Perkins Coie) We’re still safer if we can avoid giving campaign fundraising titles to folks who are raising soft money for a Super PAC. – would help demonstrate to a regulator that the individual was raising soft money in a capacity other than the campaign’s agent. As we discussed, we may decide that some of our fundraising agents are too risky – either because we don’t trust them to follow these guidelines or because we do not think it is credible that they are raising in a capacity other than as a campaign agent – and tell Priorities that they cannot use them to raise. https://wikileaks.org/podesta-emails/emailid/56346
56348 Fwd: Foundation Staff Meeting From: Reynoso, Jennifer <firstname.lastname@example.org> We attach the latest draft of talking points for the Foundation staff meeting https://wikileaks.org/podesta-emails/emailid/56348
Sunflower (519 posts) (Reply to original post) November 11, 2016 at 11:58 am
56371 Subject: WaPo From: Sean Sweeney [mailto:email@example.com] Has anyone spoken to Matea Gold/know what she writing? She is apparently sniffing around Priorities and looking to write for this weekend https://wikileaks.org/podesta-emails/emailid/56371
56376 Re: comments from WJC – Tina Flournoy – He is, however, worried (and he will always be worried) – that we’re not breaking through to the Bernie voters as much as needed. He feels that we have to keep “selling” HRC personally in addition to the “stakes are high”. Robby Mook – Not totally sure what he’s referring to, but two things from him that we’re testing in NH right now are: –A message about how Bernie’s health care plan will cost millions of jobs in the insurance industry –A message about how the GOP wants to defeat HRC and we shouldn’t give them what they want…if I had to guess, this is the one he’s referring to. https://wikileaks.org/podesta-emails/emailid/56376
56394 From:firstname.lastname@example.org – fundraising strategy for 2015 (attachement memo) https://wikileaks.org/podesta-emails/emailid/56394
56395 (TPP) Jake Sullivan <email@example.com> wrote: Hillary has been on record in favor of an outcome that meets both these tests. https://wikileaks.org/podesta-emails/emailid/56395
56406 Biweekly & CHAI Updates for WJC https://wikileaks.org/podesta-emails/emailid/56406
56411 Gordon D. Giffin firstname.lastname@example.org – Sec. Clinton may be considering a more > direct statement on the pending permit application for the KXL pipeline. https://wikileaks.org/podesta-emails/emailid/56411
Calico (481 posts) (Reply to original post) November 11, 2016 at 1:01 pm
Calico (481 posts) (Reply to Calico - post #64) November 11, 2016 at 2:11 pm
65. 1119 items of note
56481 – Neera Tanden to Podesta: “I mean you and I have discussed how the press is psychotic a million times. But you have never blamed Hillaryland. I mean that is ridiculous. The press is psychotic!!! But I will tweet now w/o actually saying they are psychotic.”
56482 – Commenting on Joel Benenson’s quotes in this article http://www.politico.com/story/2016/03/hillary-clinton-bernie-sanders-trade-220985, Neera Tanden wrote: “Is Joel off reservation? Does he not get that this story makes Hillary seem politically craven at best or a liar at worse? Or if this is campaign position, can I object? Hard to say she believes what she says when Joel is spinning that she doesn’t mean what she is out there saying. Her language was pretty tough last week. Sanders or trump can move on this.”
56489 – Damage control about Clintons’ DOMA
56492 – email@example.com to John Podesta: “Last night was fun. Still in torture chamber”
56494 – March 2008 – firstname.lastname@example.org wrote to Podesta, Begala: “Michael Vachon had me come up to New York today to sit with George Soros and show him our ads. He liked them…a lot. And he REALLY liked McSame. I thought I’d be skewered for name puns but he thought it was sticky. Since he is a right-wing punching bag he just wanted to make sure he was OK with anything he was accused of funding.”
McSame ad was paid for by Campaign to Defend America PAC. So… is this collusion with a PAC?
56500 – Karen Tumulty of Washington Post to Podesta: “mitt romney – If jeb was trying to send him a signal, it does not seem to have worked.”
56510 – Total suck-up journalist Brent Budowski to Podesta: “I expect to be named the next U.S. Ambassador to France. Just kidding, I don’t want anything, that’s part of my charm. But it is good. Working title is Big Truths About Hillary (though still negotiating fie points with editors)……a very strong statement on her behalf….I have a line about her praising the pope and about refugees and immigration that will be memorable…..”
Calico (481 posts) (Reply to original post) November 11, 2016 at 2:19 pm
66. 1120 — one item
56525 – Scrambling to verify that at least one of HRC’s grandparents was an immigrant, following her remark that all of them were.
Calico (481 posts) (Reply to original post) November 11, 2016 at 2:46 pm
67. 1121 — a couple of things
56595 – Joel Johnson (Gawker journalist) to Palmieri: “I know you can’t look past Bernie and March primaries — but who is in charge of the Trump swift boat project? Needs to be ready, funded and unleashed when we decide — but not a half assed scramble.”
56612 – Regarding HRC statement on TPP/TPA, email@example.com wrote: “I think our test for her public statement needs to be: could a regular person watching the Ed Show walk away understanding if she’s for or against. I kinda get the feeling she’s against, but it’s a long statement and there are many qualifiers. So from my narrow Iowa/progressive lense…I think this pisses off both sides. I’d strengthen, shorten and make it clearer. I know she hates that but this sounds like she’s trying to have it both ways.”
Calico (481 posts) (Reply to original post) November 12, 2016 at 1:30 am
68. 1122 — tidbits
56631 – Brent Budowski to Chuck Todd (one HRC-bought journalist to another) :
Subject: Campaign Pushes Bill Clinton’s Message: Hillary Is “Change-Maker, Not A Change-Talker” – BuzzFeed News
Chuck, this is a great great web ad, Bill Clinton at his best…..
56640 – Nikki Budzinski: “NEA would like to publish the video footage they took of the entire event on their internal board site. There are protections not to go public, but nothing is fool proof. What do you think?”
Mook: “Depends what was said! Was it all wine and roses?”
56652 – Jan. 2008 – Podesta to Begala: “porcupine in a baloon factory? socks was easy. good work on the cockroaches.”
56659 – Joel Benenson to Dan Schwerin, about some speech: “For what it’s worth, I hate the yelling/screaming/trump graph. It sounds completely contrived and doesn’t deliver a big joke or a big point.”
Calico (481 posts) (Reply to original post) November 12, 2016 at 4:23 am
69. 1123 — tidbits
56676 – regarding Cecil the Lion – Podesta to Barry Bearak: “as the only person anyone knows who has spent time in a Zimbabwe jail, you should pen an oped calling for his killer’s extradition. What an asshole.”
56681 – Podesta: “I only cook for Hillary.”
56691 – Iowa Health Speech – Megan Rooney: ” H had some concerns about how hard the draft went after industry. So we’ve softened a bit.”
Mandy Grunwald: “you’re missing the outrage that taxpayers are helping to pay for those ads we all hate. On innovation — boy I think you’ve gone too far in sucking up to these companies. Remember Joel and Anzo’s polling shows that people think these guys are bigger villains than Wall Street bankers.”
Rooney: “she was concerned about how hard the speech came down on those industries in the earlier draft and asked for the innovation stuff to be added.”
Jim Margolis: “I don’t have a problem on the innovation… I think its fine to throw them a bone there.”
56699 – Dec 2014 – firstname.lastname@example.org to John Podesta: “Julien Studley is very sick. Wanna help him find Jacob? Can talk tomorrow”
Julien Studley is a real estate broker who died in Oct 2015. What is “find Jacob” a euphemism for?? Does anyone know who email@example.com is? I run into that address a lot.
56702 – big discussion about how HRC should address the Glass Steagall issue – one comment…
Gene Sperling: “I agree with Gary that we should not flip flop on Glass Steagall because one, it is make-believe to think it caused the crisis in any way; 2) because it is make believe, it is crazy for her to buy into the idea that it was her husband as opposed to a Republican Administration bore the regulatory responsibility for the worst financial crisis in our life time.”
Calico (481 posts) (Reply to original post) November 12, 2016 at 5:34 am
70. 1124 — tidbits
56721 – Brent Budowski pretending to be ethical – “I won’t write about this publicly to propose it, not my place in a column to publicly suggest this sort of thing to moms and daughters unless it happens and publicity would help. You know the Clintons in a way I do not, so I thought I would at least whisper this idea into your ears.”
56726 – March 2015 – Podesta to Joe Lockhart at Glover Park Group (public relations, advertising, marketing, government relations and policy counsel, crisis management and opinion research): “This one seems bad. Agree? Foundation stuff struck me as more interesting to press than public. Emails strike me as a good piece of yarn to pull on. Thoughts?”
56753 – Podesta to firstname.lastname@example.org (a lobbyist): “Thanks. Didn’t think wet works meant pool parties at the Vineyard.”
Calico (481 posts) (Reply to original post) November 12, 2016 at 6:08 am
71. 1125 – bits & pieces
56777 – Aug 2015 – mpodesta lost her/his Blackberry in a rental car
56786 – DRAFT OPED: Baldwin Bill
Mook: “My concern from a primary perspective is appearing to protect the status quo, which I think people will believe (with a bit of prompting from Warren and others) is corrupted.”
Jake Sullivan: “Yeah, I know that I sound like I am protecting the plutocrats, but there is a line here – if we go across it we’re just demagoguing.”
56799 – March 2015 – Mook: “They’ve been told she’s going to get asked about TPA/TPP at the Saunders event…I don’t think Lee would ever try to screw her, but I can see someone else doing it.”
Sunflower (519 posts) (Reply to original post) November 12, 2016 at 10:36 am
56831 Date: 2008-10-03 Re: Danzig in the Post – Was that authorized? From:email@example.com No. https://wikileaks.org/podesta-emails/emailid/56831
56839 From:firstname.lastname@example.org – Want to be able to say yes if asked if president and I have patched things up. Then next question what about Hillary? What can I say? Not asking for anything from you people just some guidance. If Hillary wants my support I will give it to her but she has to call herself. If no interest will still be kind because I like clintons and not sucking up. https://wikileaks.org/podesta-emails/emailid/56839
56840 Re: black vote email@example.com (Frank White Jr) A black campaign vice chair or Sr advisor would go a long way during the primary and send the message that, Hillary puts her actions where her mouth is, and actually does appreciate the black vote. https://wikileaks.org/podesta-emails/emailid/56840 (saw this article about this very email http://www.realclearpolitics.com/articles/2016/10/20/hillary_clinton_and_the_battered_black_voter_syndrome_132112.html )
56862 From: *Spahn, Andy* <firstname.lastname@example.org> (gets Hollywood donors) FYI, donors pounding us re emails . Any very simple talking point available? https://wikileaks.org/podesta-emails/emailid/56862
Calico (481 posts) (Reply to original post) November 12, 2016 at 12:29 pm
73. 1127 — tidbits
56899 – Neera Tanden: “That excitement thing you were worried about does seem to be a problem. She does need to rev it up…. empty seats at event and closed office… Reporters definitely buzzing. But nothing that an event or two cant fix… Sidney sure is the gift that keeps giving!”
Podesta: “It always amazes me that people like Sid either completely lack self awareness or self respect. Maybe both.”
56901 – Jake Sullivan: “I just saw Sandy Berger. He has a letter supporting TPA that has been signed by all national security advisors, secdefs, and secstates (save Baker and Kissinger). The question is whether HRC will sign it. … I see two options: stay off the letter, or sign the letter with a few tweaks and say that she supports TPA but will withhold judgment on TPP until she sees what’s in the final agreement.”
56909 – Ira Shapiro: “I am a strong Hillary supporter, and a veteran of many campaigns…. I find the number of e-mails that I get, on a daily basis, from the campaign to be way over the top—even borderline harassment. Nothing changes my view that it is crucially important to make Hillary our next president. But I mention it because if I’m feeling that the e-mails are excessive, probably others are as well.”
Calico (481 posts) (Reply to original post) November 12, 2016 at 1:01 pm
74. 1128 — morsels
56948 – Herbert Sandler: Subject: Behind Sen. Elizabeth Warren’s Treasury takedown – Ben White – POLITICO
A little more background on the prima Donna.
Rebecca Rimel: “Just what we need— a lot of clueless people trying to solve very complicated problems. And why is it that nobody is digging about our friend Elizabeth. When they show up at my door I am sending them to you for the full, colorful story!”
56952 – Podesta: “I know Harwood just butters us up to get better access, but he does have a point.”
56956 – Ann O’Leary: “Bernie is beating us up over Rahm’s record on schools in Chicago.”
Mook: “My instinct is for HRC not to weigh in. I worry making any news related to Rahm gives more ink to Rahm stories generally which aren’t good for us.”
arikara (882 posts) (Reply to original post) November 12, 2016 at 6:22 pm
arikara (882 posts) (Reply to arikara - post #75) November 12, 2016 at 6:47 pm
76. funding astroturf
2008-07-14 Conference call to discuss ProgressNow ‘John Podesta’; ‘David Brock’; ‘Mary Pat Bonner’; Anderson, Kim SUBJECT: To discuss funding for ProgressNow and its affiliates (ProgressNow appears to be some kind of online astroturf group)
arikara (882 posts) (Reply to original post) November 12, 2016 at 6:47 pm
arikara (882 posts) (Reply to arikara - post #77) November 12, 2016 at 7:07 pm
78. Brazile and citi again
From time to time I get the questions in advance Donna Brazile again, total of 3 on this message including the infamous DEATH PENALTY. Also questions on:
Another exchange between pedestal and somebody from citi
Calico (481 posts) (Reply to original post) November 12, 2016 at 7:12 pm
79. 1131 – amuse-bouches
57071 – email@example.com – Trying to find a title for Podesta that will allow him to be compensated (for some advisory board)
57085 – firstname.lastname@example.org wrote: “I’m not the diversity police but there is grumbling on the 4 white boys running next presidential cycle. So I recommend rolling out some people who look like the rest of America soon!”
57105 – Mary Podesta to John Podesta: “Back door – Ready for you”
57117 – emails about “Needy Latinos”
arikara (882 posts) (Reply to original post) November 12, 2016 at 7:36 pm
arikara (882 posts) (Reply to arikara - post #80) November 12, 2016 at 8:02 pm
82. God. Her instincts are suboptimal.
Funny little exchange: …You mean pissed? Got held by who? Hillary. God. Her instincts are > suboptimal. >…Pretty typical though. I would not be surprised if wjc told him to do it. > Just as I’m pretty sure mark Penn didn’t do his cocaine rang against Obama > without some higher up approval….
Attoney Client Communication: Follow up to Board Decision to Donate > $1,500,000 to CDA
I wanted to share this communication from marc in regards to CDA- We are > working together with Susan and David Brock to expedite but I do think that > Marc’s points below should be considered. > Please let me know immediately if you have any concerns or questions. > I will alerty everyone once the grant money is moved.
Calico (481 posts) (Reply to original post) November 12, 2016 at 7:42 pm
81. 1133 – not much
57184 – Brent Budowski ingratiates himself some more: “My column in The Hill tomorrow that will be public tonight has a working title Hillary has big dreams, too. You should like it. I make a brief reference to her campaign going too negative in NH, hinting briefly it came from consultants, but otherwise it is 95% positive, mentions the WJC three minute video and her “imagine” speech as how she should proceed, says she has big dreams too and should tell America about them…. I did see a brief snippet on CNN that an unnamed aide is telling CNN that she is going to more aggressively negative against Bernie. I ignored that in my column but obviously believe that would be a big big mistake.”
57219 – Gabriel Guerra wrote: “Great night with the sweetener of Mass.!!!”
Podesta: “Love Mass.”
Calico (481 posts) (Reply to original post) November 12, 2016 at 8:11 pm
83. 1134 – next to nothing
57243 – Agenda for a visit to South Carolina includes “meet with real person”
Calico (481 posts) (Reply to original post) November 13, 2016 at 2:25 am
84. 1135 — "dump all those emails"
57286 – email@example.com to firstname.lastname@example.org: “How Jeb Bush Is Thumbing His Nose At Voters With His Super PAC Scheme – Elias has already gotten complaints filed and we will need to get more filed when he announces. I asked him today if we could make an argument he needs to reimburse the superpac in addition to the leadership pac.”
57290 – Victory Fund Dinner with Hillary & Bill Clinton and Sting – $33,400 per person / $66,800 couple – or $100k for Chair
John Podesta to Tony Podesta: “Have you been hit up for this yet? Interested”
Tony: “No first I’ve heard They seem weird They want me to hit up my clients Cause I’m a lobbyist— not this”
57295 – Gabe Podesta: “TSA examined and debated my mason jar of olives, but ultimately let me take them through.”
I guess they were only 3oz?!
57297 – email@example.com: “I want to make sure this isn’t interpreted as “supporting TPP”. I assume O’Malley and Sanders will characterize her remarks as support.” They spend oodles of time/effort making sure her support of TPP isn’t perceived as such!
57307 – Podesta lost his passport in a cab.
57309 – March 2015 – Podesta: “On another matter….and not to sound like Lanny, but we are going to have to dump all those emails so better to do so sooner than later”
Calico (481 posts) (Reply to original post) November 13, 2016 at 2:56 am
85. 1136 – "cement Trump's front runner status"
57344 – Nov. 2015 – Luke Albee: “I think HRC might bring together all the different strands (mostly Trumps) of expanding federal Big Brother government — and talk about how its possible to be safe without creating some kind of large and cumbersome and intrusive police state. This will sew divisions and acrimony o the other side. But it may be too early to raise this. Or maybe she SHOULD pick a fight with Trump on this to help cement his front runner status.”
57373 – John Podesta: “I’ll do it, but the sure way to make sure that he washes his hands of this campaign is to draw the comparison to Heather. Let them know that if I ever hear a whisper of that again, I’ll quit.”
Calico (481 posts) (Reply to original post) November 13, 2016 at 3:33 am
86. 1137 — "huge gaps in Clinton emails"
57395 – Mandy Grunwald: “Subject: ‘Huge gaps’ in Clinton emails: Chairman of House Benghazi Committee | New York Post – Do we have an answer for why there are no emails from the Oct. 8 trip to Libya?”
57413 – Discussion about how to dance around the Glass Steagall issue.
57416 – Discussion about the “vote for Hillary because she’s a woman” tactic, and their understanding that this does NOT hold weight with MANY women voters. Makes their subsequent attempts to shame & bully women into supporting Her all the more cynical and manipulative!
Akallabeth (2234 posts) (Reply to Calico - post #86) November 13, 2016 at 10:08 pm
141. Neera Tanden doesnt know GATS trade deal was behind repeal of Glass Steagall
Thats interesting. Such a very big thing (GATS caused the 2008 crash too, by “requiring” the repeal of Glass-Steagall and blocking any regulation of TBTF banks, even now, and Neera Tanden doesn’t know it.
See the bunch of links I just posted in another thread about the 2008 disaster and its WTO-GATS roots"Out of many, one"
Calico (481 posts) (Reply to original post) November 13, 2016 at 4:05 am
87. 1138 — little bits
57426 – Andy Manatos: “A good amount of exposure of Hillary holding, feeding and playing with her adorable grandchild would greatly help the public understand her very favorable side. I don’t believe could have any potential downside.”
Podesta to Palmieri and kschake: “You guys should have thought of this.”
57431 – Sean Sweeney (at msn.com) wrote: Has anyone spoken to Matea Gold/know what she writing? She is apparently sniffing around Priorities and looking to write for this weekend. She has not reached out to me yet.” Priorities USA is a PAC.
Silver Witch (5960 posts) (Reply to original post) November 13, 2016 at 8:26 am
88. 1139Always vote for principle, though you may vote alone, and you may cherish the sweetest reflection that your vote is never lost~John Quincy Adams
Silver Witch (5960 posts) (Reply to Silver Witch - post #88) November 13, 2016 at 9:17 am
57478 RE AFSCME Convention “On the privatization issue – just be careful on it. If u water it”
57480 RE TPA/TPP Letter “After our last talk with HRC, we revised our letter to oppose ISDS and include her caution about South Korea. Latest draft is attached. Any additional suggestions before we share with her again?” References an attachment 2015-04-05
Mook response “The timing is so annoying. Steps right on launch. Would be a shame to have labor booing her right out of the gate ”
57484 RE getting a friend’s daughter a job.
57505 RE WITH Attachment (interesting read)
Posted content of attachment in post to General Topics.
57506 RE Social Security (Posdesta and Sullivan email REBudowky complaint re HRC Social Security Stand) “More hedging for the general? Why is she weaseling on the retirement age?”Always vote for principle, though you may vote alone, and you may cherish the sweetest reflection that your vote is never lost~John Quincy Adams
Calico (481 posts) (Reply to original post) November 13, 2016 at 8:41 am
Silver Witch (5960 posts) (Reply to original post) November 13, 2016 at 8:47 am
Silver Witch (5960 posts) (Reply to Silver Witch - post #90) November 13, 2016 at 9:33 am
57606 Policy Call with Attachment – Memo for Interested Parties 2/11/15 – Range of Policy Proposals
57609 RE General and Isis
Lloyd hand wants HRC to meet informally with the general in charge of war on Isis
He’s here for next few days
Assume she won’t do that
Silver Witch (5960 posts) (Reply to original post) November 13, 2016 at 8:48 am
Silver Witch (5960 posts) (Reply to Silver Witch - post #91) November 13, 2016 at 8:49 am
57634 Harwood to Podesta RE Biden entering the race. Podesta: “Not really. I think he’ll hang back unless she explodes and that won’t happen just because your friends at the NYT wish it so. BTW, do you think it ever crossed Maureen’s mind that Biden would view her column as graceless, tasteless and painful?”
Harwood: “Maureen’s columns have been out of control for a long time. I was just trying to figure out whether this one (and Ed Henry’s story) is all hype as I suspect This last NYT story was embarrassingly terrible. Am sure it feels differently to you guys, ……”
57637 RE Bernie, Guns, What HRC should say…reworking and reworking the comments. Interesting read and they keep pointing to the fact that Bernie won’t run negative ads…interesting read really..
57644 RE Rubio “I’m beginning to worry more about Rubio than the others. He’s playing this very smart – only one who didn’t duck like a chicken shit on the Q of whether POTUS loves America. He has stronger right wing cred than Jeb and he’s finding a way to the middle enough for now and he will be the most exciting choice to Republicans. Could pose a real threat with Latinos etc.”
57659 RE Dutch – “He is fully supportive but wants to wait because his donors love O’Malley and he may run for senate if Cummings doesn’t enter the race. He said that when he endorses he wants to be involved with national security policy. Jake, would you be able to email his Chief Tara and offer to talk w him? I just want to make the offer He suggested I call him again in June to discuss endorsement. firstname.lastname@example.org”
57661 From BruceRLiindsey ” What about the Morocco money?”
57668 RE Q-Tip meeting with Hillary Clinton
57670 Brian Fallon Cell # 202.431.2669
57672 – Friends and Allies Talking Points WITH attachment.
Silver Witch (5960 posts) (Reply to original post) November 13, 2016 at 9:34 am
Silver Witch (5960 posts) (Reply to Silver Witch - post #95) November 13, 2016 at 9:52 am
57686 Chetty Proposal with Attachment
57690 Black Vote (2/25/16)
The black is obvious super critical. Im hearing the same complaint in political circles that i continue to hear while fundraising. “The campaign doesnt value black folks and takes us for granted”. Can I make a suggestion?
A black campaign vice chair or Sr advisor would go a long way during the primary and send the message that, Hillary puts her actions where her mouth is, and actually does appreciate the black vote.
57696 “She gets into a rhythm when there’s tons of interviews. But I definitely recommend having her beat up a punching bag (or a staffer but that is unpleasant) before she goes on. She really needs to exorcise the injustice
of it all.”
57718 Axelrod phone # 312.550.7500
Silver Witch (5960 posts) (Reply to original post) November 13, 2016 at 10:11 am
Silver Witch (5960 posts) (Reply to Silver Witch - post #97) November 13, 2016 at 10:53 am
57740 RE Sanders – find his campaign managers.
57744 Flint Comments with Attachments Talking points. (My thoughts – seemed nice – wonder if it was true).
57747 RE Iowa speech with attachment “2)
“HRC felt strongly about not touching Planned Parenthood right now. Jen talked to her about it so perhaps could elaborate.”
” — Given the growing controversy over the leaked Planned Parenthood video, with Boehner calling for hearings and other GOPers piling on, we should think about whether this is a good time to join the battle and come to Planned Parenthood’s defense, or whether it’s wiser to stay away. For now, its in here.”
57750 RE Joel Klein
“Hi-I wanted to flag a panicked call I just received from AFT about Joel Klein, former Chancellor of New York City Dept of Education. Is he joining the campaign in any capacity? Reporters have been contacting AFT for reaction. AFT has flagged this as a really big issue for them. I would expect that Randi is going to reach out to John on this today.”
57776 7/15/15 email@example.com to Podesta
“Won’t stop assuring Sens Brown and Heitkamp (at dinner now) that HRC has personally told Tim Kaine he’s the veep. A little unseemly”
Silver Witch (5960 posts) (Reply to original post) November 13, 2016 at 10:55 am
Silver Witch (5960 posts) (Reply to Silver Witch - post #99) November 13, 2016 at 11:04 am
57796 “Elon Musk’s …If we could get him to play a role in the campaign it would have a lot of meaning to young people in terms of looking to the future.”
57820 Discussing taking shots at WH and deciding they are and should step back.
Silver Witch (5960 posts) (Reply to original post) November 13, 2016 at 11:04 am
Silver Witch (5960 posts) (Reply to Silver Witch - post #101) November 13, 2016 at 11:17 am
57852 RE Ads and polling – summary or results and re what other polling they will do.
57868 Finding Debbie Fine a job with JPMChase…more string pulling and proof you gotta know someone to be someone.
57872 RE Robby on Granholm. (RE DNC CHair????)
“When you talk with Jennifer today at 4 pm, Robby says she’s getting ahead
of her skis on things. He’s appreciate it if you could demure and not endorse them moving on anything. Robby doesn’t have any more specifics, except that she’s antsy on getting out there.”
57882 RE AFLCIO “Hi all-I just wanted to send a quick heads up that the AFL-CIO questoinnaire is being distributed today to affiliated Union Presidents at the AFL-CIO Political Committee meeting at 3:30pm. The AFL-CIO will not be releasing the questionnaire to the press, however with everything going on internally I am certain it will leak by COB. I have passed this along to Jesse as well.”
Silver Witch (5960 posts) (Reply to original post) November 13, 2016 at 11:17 am
Silver Witch (5960 posts) (Reply to Silver Witch - post #103) November 13, 2016 at 11:37 am
57883 Bobby Kennedy – “Trying to figure out whether he’d do surrogate events for us.”
57888 RE MSNBC Chuck Todd
“…Also, thought you – per usual –
handled Chuck Todd’s questions this AM very well. BTW, Chuck was my mentor who got me in the door at MSNBC as a regular political analyst on the “Brain Trust” political panel. Off the record, he really has some issues with HRC that I think can be addressed so she will get better coverage by NBC/MSNBC.
Let me know if I can help. … I’d like to help with the press “charm” offensive, with political, or with strategy and outreach to the critical 40-65 year old married women.”
57914 Coordinating with Ed Luce re article “Female Paricipation in the Labour Market” to coincide with HRC Launch”
57928 RE Bernie arm waving attack…chatting about telling people she was talking about Trump – should they apologize to Bernie….etc.
Silver Witch (5960 posts) (Reply to original post) November 13, 2016 at 11:40 am
Silver Witch (5960 posts) (Reply to Silver Witch - post #105) November 13, 2016 at 12:10 pm
57949 RE TWC merger
On Thursday, December 17, 2015, Spahn, Andy <firstname.lastname@example.org<mailto:email@example.com>> wrote: Would you be willing/able to take a meeting with Catherine Bohigian, EVP at Charter? She just wants to brief you guys re the proposed merger with Time Warner Cable. We are very supportive as we work with a number of independents (Ovation/arts, Pivot/Jeff Skoll, etc) who are helping out here. Happy to discuss further. Much appreciated.”
57953 Email exchange with Keith Molter and Podesta re AIDS comments and the Reagan comment. Interesting….
57966 RE Trade (this is comments about speech WJC is giving at the request of Caroline Kennedy and they are concerned the trade comments might cause a problem)
“I recall the tough decisions on trade issues that I had to make when I was President. I firmly believe that concluding NAFTA and creating the WTO were in our best interest, but we faced enormous pressure from key constituencies who were against these deals. It was not easy, but it was the right thing to do.
I understand that TPP requires you to make similar tough decisions. But TPP will deliver economic and strategic benefits for Japan, strengthen our bilateral partnership, and deepen our ties throughout the Asia-Pacific region. I urge you to take the politically tough decisions required to get this deal done”
57968 RE 2/4 Agenda for Debate Prep with Attachment
“Here is our proposed agenda for tomorrow. It may be overly ambitious, but let’s see. The plan would be to do it at podiums, with full answers from HRC and curtailed (but still pointed) answers from Sanders. We may adjust this after the town hall tonight. Karen and Ron”
Silver Witch (5960 posts) (Reply to original post) November 13, 2016 at 12:11 pm
Silver Witch (5960 posts) (Reply to Silver Witch - post #107) November 13, 2016 at 12:29 pm
57987 Pandering about KXL and Energy…typical.
57999 Lengthy email exchange re Glass Steagall and FTT. Interesting to watch the triangulation.
58017 Getting a job for Steven Haft’s 18 year old daughter. Wonder why they would be eager to hire an 18 year old with NO experience? Oh yeah Haft is an executive at Time, Inc.
Silver Witch (5960 posts) (Reply to original post) November 13, 2016 at 12:29 pm
109. 1150 (after I walk the dog)
Silver Witch (5960 posts) (Reply to Silver Witch - post #109) November 13, 2016 at 1:12 pm
58051 Campaign’s Maternity Leave Policy – seems they didn’t have one.
58056 – Ohhh no the staff doesn’t have Podesta’s back…sad.
Silver Witch (5960 posts) (Reply to original post) November 13, 2016 at 1:13 pm
Silver Witch (5960 posts) (Reply to Silver Witch - post #111) November 13, 2016 at 1:27 pm
Silver Witch (5960 posts) (Reply to original post) November 13, 2016 at 1:28 pm
Silver Witch (5960 posts) (Reply to Silver Witch - post #113) November 13, 2016 at 1:45 pm
58160 Wyden notes of conversation he had with HRC that he wanted her NOT to discuss with any one.
“This is what I got. He asked her not to share details of their conversation
and she promised she wouldn’t but see readout below:
Wyden Ready to support and to tell him what she needs and when she needs
it. HRC said that it means a lot to her.
HRC would like to set up a call for the next couple weeks to discuss things
further, but wanted to give Wyden a chance to get TPA message out there.
HRC is going to try to say that she is withholding judgment for as long as
58171 Email to Roy.Spence from Podesta re Brent and his feelings about Clinton showing up at church – kind of interesting read.
Silver Witch (5960 posts) (Reply to original post) November 13, 2016 at 1:46 pm
Silver Witch (5960 posts) (Reply to Silver Witch - post #115) November 13, 2016 at 2:18 pm
58188 RE Substance abuse op-ed.
Just a few – there are more bits of interest.
“Defer to Maya and Karen if we keep, but can we say African American instead of Black?”
“Perhaps I’m overly sensitive but should we change calling out black men at the beginning? I know we don’t want to ignore that this is a big deal in the AfAm community, but it feels to me like she is singling them out which could be taken very badly. Defer to group but it stood out when I read it.”
58192 RE: DRAFT Hardhats for Hillary “talker…when you could make out – what he was saying, anyway. I worry about this. It’s ok for a Bostonian to make a little fun of him, but I’m not sure she should do this.”
58206 No you can’t steal anymore people from the WH.
Well, that is a shame. Especially because this doesn’t just hamstring us,
but also punishes Alex – this would have been a (well deserved) raise and
step up for him. I assume this is dead indefinitely/forever, but let me
know if anything changes. And thanks for checking.
On Thu, Apr 30, 2015 at 12:21 PM, John Podesta <firstname.lastname@example.org>
wrote: “Got a big no from Denis.”
On Friday, April 24, 2015, Teddy Goff email@example.com> wrote: “Alex Wall. Current title is deputy director of digital engagement (I believe) at the WH. Would like him for director of social media on the campaign. Great guy for whom this would be a big step up in his career – let me know if you are able to put in the request. Obviously, if this isn’t doable or would create drama with Denis, don’t worry about it.”
58208 RE Scalia “Are we going to want to do a statement from HRC? Should she address tonight
Silver Witch (5960 posts) (Reply to original post) November 13, 2016 at 2:19 pm
Silver Witch (5960 posts) (Reply to Silver Witch - post #117) November 13, 2016 at 2:45 pm
58245 Palestinian Econ Donor Brief with attachment.
58285 Won’t sign Greenpeace pledge will give them a statement though.
“As you know (and suggested), we’ve been trying to follow a no-pledge-signing policy. Not to mention, Greenpeace’s pledge includes a
commitment not to accept contributions from fossil fuel interests.”
Calico (481 posts) (Reply to original post) November 13, 2016 at 4:37 pm
119. 1155 — one item
58329 – Deciding to not sign the Greenpeace pledge because it “includes a commitment not to accept contributions from fossil fuel interests”
Silver Witch (5960 posts) (Reply to original post) November 13, 2016 at 5:08 pm
Silver Witch (5960 posts) (Reply to Silver Witch - post #120) November 13, 2016 at 5:22 pm
58364 Invitation from Soros to Podesta for a a visit for the Summer in Southhampton.
58370 Hi Mr. Caplan–adding my personal email in the CC line as I cannot correspond regarding campaign matters from this account. Will respond shortly from there. Best, Eryn
58381 Pierre Juneau to Podesta.
I just wanted to share a thought that I just had as I am listening to (President) Hillary Clinton on uniting the country.
A Phoenix cannot fly with only its left wing, nor can a Phoenix fly with only its right wing.
It takes both the left and right wings to heal for the Phoenix to fly, to rise out of the ashes.
Silver Witch (5960 posts) (Reply to original post) November 13, 2016 at 5:23 pm
Silver Witch (5960 posts) (Reply to Silver Witch - post #122) November 13, 2016 at 5:53 pm
58394 John hasn’t thanked Elizabeth Warren yet….for her “Election Day should be a holiday…”
“The draft statement I just saw is a disaster and will make matters worse.
It ducks the main issue re the constitutional amendment. You would be better off doing nothing for a day or two and see what happens. PLEASE have whoever is writing this call me. Told this to Amanda.” The rest is an interesting read!
> On Oct 25, 2015, at 4:20 PM, John Podesta <firstname.lastname@example.org> wrote:
> She’s down tomorrow and needs o stay down. Bernie went after this again today. Jen, thoughts?
58428 Email from Silliman at Verizon updating Podesta (and Clinton) of the status of their negotiations with labor.
58429 Only one email is TOP SECRET, The rumor was not that ODNI had completed the review and determined only
one was not TS and the other was, but rather that they had only reached a definitive conclusion on the one (we think the North Korea email that supposedly relied on satellite imagery) and were still deciding on the other.”
58432 “*From Finance–* Michael is one of the campaign’s top targets to contribute $353,400 to the Hillary Victory Fund in 2016. At the least, we think a call back from John could help us get Michael’s $33,400 to HVF, Michael’s wife’s $33,400 to HVF.”
Silver Witch (5960 posts) (Reply to original post) November 13, 2016 at 5:54 pm
Silver Witch (5960 posts) (Reply to Silver Witch - post #124) November 13, 2016 at 6:06 pm
Nothing at all…
Silver Witch (5960 posts) (Reply to original post) November 13, 2016 at 6:07 pm
Silver Witch (5960 posts) (Reply to Silver Witch - post #126) November 13, 2016 at 6:31 pm
John says she should call Chu and say she would like to come again to
meet w the caucus. Chu went above and beyond in the mtg we just had.
I think it’s also worth her calling Keith Ellison. More likely than
not that he goes to Bernie but Nydia and Mikulski and Klobo all said
he’s on the fence. If we steal him from Bernie it’s a huge deal–and
at the very least we could pacify him if he does go to Bernie. She
should just say what a pleasure it was yesterday and she really wants
Silver Witch (5960 posts) (Reply to original post) November 13, 2016 at 6:30 pm
Silver Witch (5960 posts) (Reply to Silver Witch - post #127) November 13, 2016 at 6:44 pm
Nothing but the same old general BS…kissing butt, getting each other jobs, and contacting people in the Office of the VP in January. I suspect some friend of John’s that was keeping him appraised of the VP’s thinking on running.
Sunflower (519 posts) (Reply to original post) November 13, 2016 at 6:45 pm
58654 Glenn Thrush reasons you need to get HRC out on the road was simply that the Hillfunders mid-level strategy was getting enough traction and you had to mine the old 08 crowd a little quicker than u thought… Also- to be a pain in the ass – I’ve heard that u were never entirely on board with the whole ‘flat’ idea in the first place. https://wikileaks.org/podesta-emails/emailid/58654
58656 From:email@example.com Date: 2016-02-14 Subject: Re: Where are we buddy? going to send an email shortly with more data, but +7 in NV. +30 in SC https://wikileaks.org/podesta-emails/emailid/58656
58672 Re: Frank White – Dennis Cheng <firstname.lastname@example.org> wrote: He’s an early and top donor to Obama and has been very helpful to CF. He’s all in for HRC https://wikileaks.org/podesta-emails/emailid/58672
58677 our WJC email yesterday did $160k, and was sent at 6pm! digital hopes it will bring more in today… we have CVC email going today, but none from WJC as Fndn is sending from him today. https://wikileaks.org/podesta-emails/emailid/58677
58683 email@example.com Hillary felt the Bern last night in N.H. https://wikileaks.org/podesta-emails/emailid/58683
58688 Luke Albee <firstname.lastname@example.org> wrote: grumpy snarly Bernie will finally emerge. https://wikileaks.org/podesta-emails/emailid/58688
58691 NY Times – From:Tina@presidentclinton.com – Just talked to WJC. He is not a happy camper https://wikileaks.org/podesta-emails/emailid/58691
Silver Witch (5960 posts) (Reply to original post) November 13, 2016 at 6:45 pm
Silver Witch (5960 posts) (Reply to Silver Witch - post #131) November 13, 2016 at 7:26 pm
58699 Schake to Latham
Heads up that Joel doesn’t think she did well on This Week and is going to
reach out to HRC directly to ask to spend more time with her, travel with
her and media prep her on the road.
Can we make sure that Nikki sees the statement before it goes out? Just want to make sure we don’t catch anyone by surprise. We are so close to getting bldg trades and if we do this right, it will be ok even though they won’t like it.
Sent from my iPhone
On Aug 20, 2015, at 6:02 PM, John Podesta <email@example.com> wrote:
Your in trouble, girl. Seriously, doubt we’ll say we “encouraged” but assume we’ll support if it goes that way.
On Thursday, August 20, 2015, Nikki Budzinski <firstname.lastname@example.org>
The Building Trades are flagging for me that they hear the Obama Administration will deny KXL on Monday. I just wanted to try to politically get ahead of this and where we are on the issue if this in fact happens. The trades are also hearing that HRC will put out a statement stating that she encouraged Obama to take this position. Politically with the building trades, this would be a very dangerous posture. Just curious what your thoughts will be if the situation goes this way on Monday.
> Nikki Budzinski
> Labor Outreach Director
> Hillary for America
> 646-854-1442 (direct)
58742 Email RE WJC calling Bill Richardson to bury the hatchet….long email but interesting.
Sunflower (519 posts) (Reply to original post) November 13, 2016 at 7:22 pm
58765 Leaks – posted below -It’s a classic https://wikileaks.org/podesta-emails/emailid/58765
58777 From:email@example.com – Tom Lohr and I had a conference call with Graham Wilson and developed the following proposal to comply with both the campaign reporting requirements and the IRS requirements. An Accountable Plan will be established by the Campaign that will meet the IRS guidelines as previously discussed and outlined in an email from our office and shared with Graham. https://wikileaks.org/podesta-emails/emailid/58777
58786 John Harwood – But was his campaign really more expansive than that of the black guy who won VA and NC and IN, 50%+ of popular vote (twice) and 365 EVs in 2008? https://wikileaks.org/podesta-emails/emailid/58786
Sunflower (519 posts) (Reply to Sunflower - post #132) November 13, 2016 at 7:37 pm
136. Wow, look at this one. lulz
Fwd: Re: Leaks
Date: 2015-03-09 21:01
Subject: Fwd: Re: Leaks
For you only: how is this for insane.
———- Forwarded message ———-
From: “Philippe Reines” <firstname.lastname@example.org>
Date: Mar 9, 2015 2:26 PM
Subject: Re: Leaks
To: “John Podesta” <email@example.com>
Cc: “Cheryl Mills” <firstname.lastname@example.org>, “H” <email@example.com>
With all due respect, and reluctantly to do this in front of HRC except
for wanting to defend myself against being labeled as a cancer – but the
conclusion that it is ME that has to stop “this” is really unfair. This
has happened too much over the last six weeks to chalk it up to the press
guessing correctly. They don’t even get facts correctly. Cnn guessed Andrea
Mitchell? Come on. That flies in the face of common sense.
Not to mention I’m following up on a topic last night where you yourself
felt it enough of a problem to have warned the Secretary her people yap. I
didn’t whip you up. You took that into consideration when discussing a 24
hour delay. That never should have been a factor.
Lastly, if you think I’m the only one on this chain bothered by this – and
not because I whipped them up – then I have a bridge to nowhere to sell
you. When I had dinner with Jim Margolis weeks ago, he broached with me
that he is shocked by what he’s reading, is sure it’s close, and fears HRC
is looking at him and the rest of them funny. I think that’s a problem when
her team is looking funny at each other.
And for anyone to be justifiably upset to not be read in earlier on our
current challenge, and then wonder why it’s difficult to speak freely about
something so sensitive in large in expanded settings, is a lack of
self-awareness. This topic’s a unique doozy, but it’s not the last delicate
one. That someone yapped about the lamest 10% of our conversations is
better than the most sensitive 10% is besides the point. But either way
we’re going to have to agree to disagree on whether 10% is just the price
of doing business.
Again, with all due respect, your reaction to me is unfair in that’s it’s
stronger than any admonition anyone else has received who is actually doing
I agree though that being at each others’ throats will get us nowhere, and
if you want me to keep it to myself, ok, done. But it’s the underlying
problem that’s going to be the problem, not me stating the obvious.
With that, I’m going to sit queitly in the corner until Cheryl calls me to
admonish me for sending this reply and digging myself into an even deeper
hole with you than I already was.
For those keeping score, that will be two more admonishment than the
culprit(s) have received.
*From: *John Podesta
*Sent: *Monday, March 9, 2015 4:51 PM
*To: *Philippe Reines
*Cc: *Cheryl Mills; H
*Subject: *Re: Leaks
You got to stop this. The press is trading in rumors that can easily
originate in their own newsrooms. If someone wanted to leak juicy tidbits,
they have a lot more to work with than our press planning. If we are going
to be at each others throats before we start, we are going nowhere.
On Mar 9, 2015 1:13 PM, “Philippe Reines” <firstname.lastname@example.org> wrote:
> Ok, this has gone too far. The email below is from Craig to Nick to me
> where someone knows an interview with Andrea was on the table. Seperately,
> Andrea just sent Nick this: “we are hearing news conference tomorrow?”
> The Andrea part especially should only have been known to 10-12 people, 3
> of whom are John, Cheryl & me.
> Original Message
> From: Nick Merrill <email@example.com>
> Sent: Monday, March 9, 2015 4:04 PM
> To: Craig Minassian
> Cc: Matt Mckenna – gmail; Philippe Reines
> Subject: Re: CNN
> + PIR
> This is nuts.
> On 3/9/15, 3:59 PM, “Craig Minassian” <firstname.lastname@example.org> wrote:
> >This is just for you Nick but our favorite CNN source says that Brianna
> >(who is filling in for Erin this week) and Dan have been speculating that
> >HRC lined up an interview with Andrea Mitchell about emails.
> >Now she obviously shouldn’t be telling me this so please don’t burn the
> >source or Madre may pay the price.
Silver Witch (5960 posts) (Reply to original post) November 13, 2016 at 7:27 pm
Silver Witch (5960 posts) (Reply to Silver Witch - post #134) November 13, 2016 at 7:36 pm
Wow – nothing…well except a cryptic email I couldn’t make sense of.
58839 debsfine to Podesta
Just spoke briefly. 15 mins. Was a good very frank convo. He wants to get
more info from Cheryl and Robby re level of position envisioned and meet
next week with me in person. Agreed if it’s mid level doesn’t make sense.
I’m totally open to model of reporting to him — I don’t have a personal
agenda here and want to do what’s best for the operation — just wouldn’t
make sense if it’s more junior. That said, I really think they should have
someone senior in house. There’s a lot of crap that comes up.
Sunflower (519 posts) (Reply to original post) November 13, 2016 at 7:59 pm
58854 FW: ami draft (attachment) From:email@example.com Damn it John, you’re supposed to highlight changes, which were probably brilliant. https://wikileaks.org/podesta-emails/emailid/58854
58857 “Kumar, Anita” <firstname.lastname@example.org> wrote: > Thanks for dinner last night. I don’t suppose you can confirm Sunday on background? From:email@example.com Still buttoned up but thanks for coming and see you on the race track. https://wikileaks.org/podesta-emails/emailid/58857
58868 Re: FTT/Social Security Arguments Pro and Con (attachment) https://wikileaks.org/podesta-emails/emailid/58868
58871 Erskine <firstname.lastname@example.org> wrote: – I have gotten hoodwinked into doing Squawk Box on CNBC for 2 hours as a host – why I’m supporting Hillary . I can’t just say I love her although I might. John Podesta <email@example.com> wrote: Yes. Robert Wolf has been an effective business surrogate for us if you are looking for guests. https://wikileaks.org/podesta-emails/emailid/58871
58872 “wendy Abrams” <firstname.lastname@example.org> wrote: i also have something to send you that seemed “so you”.. if I fedex to > brandywine can they leave it on your porch, or should i send as a saturday > delivery? (btw, this isn’t a bribe.. you can say no to KT too!) From:email@example.com Fine to leave on porch. Trying to resist putting my name on stuff at that point. https://wikileaks.org/podesta-emails/emailid/58872
58875 From: Tina Flournoy [mailto:Tina@presidentclinton.com] I am worried – particularly given the meeting i’m sitting in – that we’re using CHAI stats and haven’t told them – at this moment CHAI complaining about this issue – I get what you’re doing but we could very well be in a situation in which someone connected to CHAI will push back on this https://wikileaks.org/podesta-emails/emailid/58875
arikara (882 posts) (Reply to original post) November 13, 2016 at 8:16 pm
arikara (882 posts) (Reply to arikara - post #138) November 13, 2016 at 8:48 pm
140. nothing much
Email exchange: Jake Tapper pissed at them.
Sunflower (519 posts) (Reply to original post) November 13, 2016 at 8:43 pm
58949 Fwd: Attorney Client Communication Attached is the revised memo for rules of dealing with Super PACs. https://wikileaks.org/podesta-emails/emailid/58949
58968 Re: Flagging Turkish campaign donations From: *Michael Werz* <firstname.lastname@example.org> Am told that the Erdogan crew also tries to make inroads via donations to Democratic candidates, including yours. Two names that you should be aware of are *Mehmet Celebi* and *Ali Cinar*. Happy to elaborate on the phone, provided you are not shopping at the liquor store. https://wikileaks.org/podesta-emails/emailid/58968
58970 Subject: Blue Cross Blue Shield Follow-Up I’ve been working closely with BCBS – think we have calmed them down. https://wikileaks.org/podesta-emails/emailid/58970
HubHeaver (265 posts) (Reply to original post) November 13, 2016 at 11:06 pm
https://wikileaks.org/podesta-emails/emailid/59006 Deals with the CGI annual meeting, first day report. Mostly feel-good PR. Other news discusses Foundation’s efforts in East Africa and Haiti.
https://wikileaks.org/podesta-emails/emailid/59010 Advice for HRC to suck up to the Pope.
https://wikileaks.org/podesta-emails/emailid/59018 Email from Christopher Hale dealing with getting Catholics behind the Iran deal, August, 2015.
https://wikileaks.org/podesta-emails/emailid/59029 Cuba removed from “State Sponsors of Terrorism List”
https://wikileaks.org/podesta-emails/emailid/59040 Nate Silver whining in a tweet about the MSM.
Actually a rather mundane page.
Calico (481 posts) (Reply to original post) November 14, 2016 at 12:02 am
143. 1170 – a few things
59049 – Attachment regarding Clinton Foundation: “Foundation will adjust its policies during the period of Secretary Clinton’s run for office as follows…”
59051 – Feb 2014 – email@example.com to Thomas Nides: “NYT Confidentially: Rumors around that the NYT is digging into Clinton/Bill Clinton and ready to pop something. Do you know what this is about?”
59056 – Mandy Grunwald, regarding an op-ed about Flint: “Somewhere we should also be clear that this happens in poor white communities too — just not with the same force and frequency.”
59079 – Steve Bachar (lawyer): “Want to give you quick feedback from the ground and a suggestion. Neither of which I want to put in email.”
Calico (481 posts) (Reply to original post) November 14, 2016 at 3:51 am
144. 1171 – tidbits
59099 – Dec 2014 – In response to an article “MoveOn.org Looks to Nudge Elizabeth Warren Into 2016 Presidential Race” (text of which is in the email), Philippe Reines wrote: “This is more than a little annoying. Making noise is one thing. Spending seven figures is another. She voted for the war, you punished her already, get over it. I don’t know who funds them, but don’t we have Hollywood friends with ties to MoveOn who can tell them to cool it?”
Mook: “It’s very annoying but I would be very careful about appearing to push back. It could only feed the fire.”
59127 – Suggestion that Hillary use Charleston shooting as photo op
N. Tanden: “if it can be done in the right way, I think she should consider going. Will get people out of cautious criticism. And it’s like something Obama won’t do. And I think people will remember it.”
59134 – Pressuring union leaders – firstname.lastname@example.org: “Subject: Labor president messaging on healthcare — WJC asked again today that we have labor presidents send an open letter to their members that they should choose HRC … I know there has been pushback in the past but could we put the ask in again?”
59140 – From: email@example.com
Date: 2015-05-01 15:49
Subject: Fwd: Hey
>> On May 1, 2015, at 9:56 AM, Mark Pincus <firstname.lastname@example.org> wrote:
>> Hilary people keep inviting me to random dinners etc. I’m waiting for you to tell me where to engage with best leverage on my time.
Calico (481 posts) (Reply to original post) November 14, 2016 at 4:36 am
145. 1172 – tidbits
59158 – Podesta to email@example.com – Oct 2008 – “Subject: Should we add no paid speeches to ethics form?”
59171 – Comments on draft of an op-ed on Wall Street
Podesta: “I am worried that there is not enough love here for Obama. Implicitly critical. We are skating on thin ice after TPP, syria, Cadillac tax, immigration. Need to beef up credit.”
Mandy Grunwald: “I am concerned about the Glass Steagall paragraph… Three things will antagonize: 1) saying she respects those who support it, is kind of patronizing; 2) calling it “old” is an insult to the work done on the new version and 3) saying it will have unintended economic consequences will annoy.”
59186 – This gave me a real laugh!
Lynn Forester de Rothschild – May 2015 – “Subject: FW: POLITICO Playbook… the opposition is trying to undercut Hillary’s reputation for honesty (the number one characteristic people look for in a President according to most polls)…..and also to benefit from an attack on wealth… I am sure we need to fight back against both of these attacks.”
Calico (481 posts) (Reply to original post) November 14, 2016 at 5:16 am
146. 1173 – morsels
59221 – Neera Tanden: “I have to be at cap at 3 though for that crazy Lade De Rothschild person”
59229 – Jim Steyer: “Hey John, We know you’re a true master of cuisine and we have appreciated that for years … But walnut sauce for the pasta? Mary, plz tell us the straight story, was the sauce actually very tasty?”
Calico (481 posts) (Reply to original post) November 14, 2016 at 5:45 am
147. 1174 – one thing
59250 – March 2015 – Dan Schwerin: “All, I want to share our draft letter on trade. As you’ll recall, the idea here is to use this to lay out her thinking on TPA & TPP ahead of action on the Hill and a joint letter by all the former Secretaries of State and Defense. This draft assumes that she’s ultimately going to support both TPA and TPP. It focuses on what needs to happen to produce a positive result with TPP, and casts support for TPA as one of those steps. It also says that we should walk away if the final agreement doesn’t meet the test of creating more jobs than it displaces, helping the middle class, and strengthening our national security. We’ve tried to speak directly to the most prominent concerns expressed by Labor and Hill Dems, including Warren. Of course, if we go ahead with a meeting with HRC to lay out the pros and cons and then come to a different conclusion, this letter would change dramatically.”
Woohoo! Done with this batch!
Abelenkpe (560 posts) (Reply to original post) November 15, 2016 at 11:00 am
MrMickeysMom (1901 posts) (Reply to original post) November 20, 2016 at 4:09 pm
149. It prohibits my taking 1175
Are you guys that good?
Calico (481 posts) (Reply to MrMickeysMom - post #149) November 23, 2016 at 2:51 pm
Silver Witch (5960 posts) (Reply to original post) November 27, 2016 at 12:23 pm
151. @Marym625 seems the Wikileaks link is done….
Guess we didn’t really get our asses handed to us at all. I suppose they are done and gone forever eh?
so far from heaven (14985 posts) (Reply to Silver Witch - post #151) November 27, 2016 at 1:14 pm
Just getting started. Now we set up some way to data base the results for use in 2020.
Silver Witch (5960 posts) (Reply to so far from heaven - post #152) November 27, 2016 at 1:26 pm
153. Sorry So Far From Heaven….
My post meant we were done reviewing the leaks and that our Asses had not been handed to us as we KICKED ASS and got them all read.
If you need help getting the data into a database I am pretty fast at entry and know something about databases…..let me know how I can help.
so far from heaven (14985 posts) (Reply to Silver Witch - post #153) November 27, 2016 at 1:36 pm
154. Wow, you are truly amazing!
First you let me lure you into reading these things and now you want to help with the data.
I’m waiting for a resolution from the 3 M’s on the vehicle that will become the center for wiki information for JPR.
Soon as I know, I’l make sure to get back in touch.
We didn’t get our asses kicked because of the spectacular work of members like you.
Silver Witch (5960 posts) (Reply to so far from heaven - post #154) November 27, 2016 at 1:41 pm
155. Looking forward to it…..
HubHeaver (265 posts) (Reply to original post) November 28, 2016 at 11:19 pm
156. Cataloging the WikiLeaks material…
We have a tremendous trove of original source material. It really needs to be organized in some fashion to make it readily searchable.
Is anyone working on this or have any ideas about how to approach this?
so far from heaven (14985 posts) (Reply to HubHeaver - post #156) November 29, 2016 at 8:23 am
157. It's in the formative stage.
HubHeaver (265 posts) (Reply to so far from heaven - post #157) November 29, 2016 at 11:21 am
so far from heaven (14985 posts) (Reply to HubHeaver - post #158) November 29, 2016 at 12:23 pm
159. Not yet, but I'll take all I can get when ready!
Thanks for the offer.
It’s nice to have some cool people help on this.
HubHeaver (265 posts) (Reply to so far from heaven - post #159) November 29, 2016 at 12:42 pm