Saturday Night Live sent senior staff at the Center for American Progress into a panic after a skit that criticized one of its top donors and a member of its board for their bank’s role in the 2008 housing collapse, hacked emails show.
An attorney who represented then-White House aide John Podesta during the Monica Lewinsky perjury investigation “kept me out of jail,” according to Podesta, now the chairman of Hillary Clinton’s presidential campaign.
Hillary Clinton’s top campaign aide asked a billionaire donor to enlist a leading environmental activist to stage protests against a Harvard legal scholar arguing against environmental regulations in court, hacked emails show.
An email stored on Hillary Clinton’s unsecure private email server contained information that was highly classified at the time it was sent, the Federal Bureau of Investigation revealed on Monday.
In the wake of last year’s terrorist attack in San Bernardino, Calif., Hillary Clinton campaign chairman John Podesta privately wished that the shooter’s name were Christopher Hayes, hacked emails show.
Clinton campaign chairman John Podesta personally thanked high-dollar donors to a Democratic Super PAC with which the campaign is legally prohibited from coordinating, according to an internal campaign memo.
Hillary Clinton’s top campaign aide sent a blistering note to billionaire Democratic donor Tom Steyer after he declined to back Clinton in an interview with the New York Times last year, hacked emails reveal.
Hillary Clinton formally backed legislation to relieve Puerto Rico of billions of dollars in debt after a top Clinton fundraiser who lobbies for the Puerto Rican treasury raised the issue with her campaign chair, hacked emails show.
Podesta Group president Tony Podesta emailed his brother, Clinton campaign chairman John Podesta, in March 2015. The subject line was “Puerto Rico,” while the body of the email asked, “Can you call me today re PR. Need advice not action.”
Within weeks of John Podesta’s appointment as a top White House energy policy adviser, billionaire Democratic donor Tom Steyer, a board member of the think tank Podesta founded, was helping to steer White House climate policy, hacked documents reveal.
Hillary Clinton campaign chairman John Podesta internally promoted warnings that primary rival Bernie Sanders might steer ineligible voters to the polls, and that Barack Obama’s presidential campaign had done the same.