WASHINGTON—An analyst with the operative firm tapped by Hillary Clinton’s campaign ahead of the 2016 presidential election detailed on May 18 the effort to get media outlets to publish stories on sketchy claims about Donald Trump, Clinton’s rival for the presidency.
Laura Seago, an analyst with Fusion GPS, recounted meeting with Franklin Foer, then with Slate, in 2016 about the claims, which alleged a secret link between Trump’s business and a Russian bank.
“We certainly hoped he would publish an article,” Seago said on the stand in federal court in Washington.
Seago was testifying during the trial of Michael Sussmann, a lawyer with Perkins Coie who represented Clinton’s campaign….https://www.theepochtimes.com/c-us-politics


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