WikiLeaks keeps putting more Hillary Clinton-related emails out every day, and on Wednesday evening, Megyn Kelly spent time analyzing them on The Kelly File.
“As we first reported last night, the emails obtained by WikiLeaks were sent several years ago. Among those included on the exchanges, Clinton’s campaign chairman John Podesta and Clinton communications director Jennifer Palmieri — in these messages people of faith are insulted,” Kelly tells her viewers, adding that the emails between the two wanted the Catholic Church doctrine overthrown.
Megyn Kelly told the audience that the Clinton campaign thinks the emails are no big deal and blames the Russian government for the email hacks. She noted that the Trump campaign was very quick to pounce on the story.
“The new emails also show members of the Clinton team viciously attacking Catholics and Evangelicals and that won’t be tolerated by the voters,” Trump tells an audience.
Soon, Megyn Kelly handed the show over to correspondent Trace Gallagher, who noted that the new batch of emails was from 2012 and appeared to show Clinton’s team thinking they could take over the Catholic Church with their progressive views. In the emails, John Podesta assures that “the revolution” is currently underway, and that he is doing his best to promote the Democrat agenda on the Church.
Jennifer Palmieri claims she doesn’t recognize the emails, and that she doesn’t remember writing them. Palmieri says she isn’t going to fact-check stolen emails. Gallagher noted, just as Megyn Kelly did earlier, that the Clinton camp is accusing Trump or members of Trump’s team of partnering with Russia and WikiLeaks in order to hurt Clinton’s campaign. However, Phillip Bump of the Washington Post asks if there is actual evidence that proves so.
“Podesta suggested that Roger Stone, a longtime ally of Donald Trump’s who is working with a pro-Trump super PAC, may have known about the email hacking before the release. ‘I think it’s a reasonable assumption to — or at least a reasonable conclusion — that Mr. Stone had advance warning and the Trump campaign had advance warning about what Assange was going to do,’ Podesta said.”
The article adds that there is no concrete evidence, especially since Stone got some WikiLeaks predictions wrong. Some of the information he had that was correct could have been obtained by the general public. In any case, all of the information has given Team Trump a slight bump.
Soon, Megyn Kelly moved on to email messages from Team Clinton that some accuse of being racist. She brought up an email from August of 2015 where Podesta sent out a message with the subject “Needy Latinos” aimed at Fredrico Peña (Bill Clinton’s former Secretary of Transportation) and Bill Richardson (former New Mexico Governor), who Clinton needed to woo. Kelly pointed out that if Trump had done the same thing, there would be a huge outcry.
However, Kelly didn’t let Trump get off so easily on her show Wednesday night; she pointed out that the New York Times had just published an interview with two women who say Trump allegedly touched them without consent.
One woman was Jessica Leeds, who claimed Donald Trump sat next to her on an airplane and inappropriately groped her 30 years ago. Another was Rachel Crooks, a 22-year-old receptionist at Bayrock Group, a real estate organization. She claimed that Trump inappropriately kissed her on the mouth. Trump says that both of these claims are bogus.
With the election less than a month away, the press has turned more nasty than ever, and it seems Donald Trump has been a larger target than Hillary Clinton. Do you think Donald Trump can still beat Hillary Clinton with all the new damaging information coming out about him? Let us know your thoughts in the comments section.
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