Leaked Email Suggests Clinton Camp Got Heads-Up on CNN Town Hall Question
Leaked emails are now revealing the Clinton campaign’s communications with the media and TV personalities, including interim DNC chair and former CNN commentator Donna Brazile.
In one exchange – seen among hacked emails released by WikiLeaks – Brazile wrote to Clinton Communications Director Jennifer Palmieri before a CNN town hall event with Hillary Clinton and Bernie Sanders.
“From time to time I get the questions in advance,” Brazile wrote, identifying a potential question on the death penalty that “worried” her.
“Yes, it is one she gets asked about,” Palmieri responded. “Not everyone likes her answer but can share it.”
Palmieri then asked a staffer to send Brazile the proposed answer. At that time, Brazile was DNC vice chair while also working for CNN. – READ MORE