Here are the paranoid creepy rules Hillary had for ‘everyday Americans’ to meet with her

Here are the paranoid creepy rules Hillary had for ‘everyday Americans’ to meet with her

In the first week of her presidential campaign, Hillary Clinton and her team sought to have a “grassroots” effort with a road trip to Iowa, where she focused on small, intimate roundtables with voters.

But it takes extensive planning and cloak-and-dagger maneuvering to stage simple events for a former first lady and Democratic front-runner, who has a Secret Service detail and media circus following her every move.

Clinton started the final day of her first campaign trail trip on Thursday by having coffee with a group of five local leaders in Council Bluffs, Iowa.

Business Insider spoke with most of the attendees, and they explained the high level of secrecy that surrounded the event one of them dubbed “the thrill of a lifetime.” There were warnings about leaks, drives to undisclosed locations, and a campaign staffer who confiscated the guests’ cellphones ahead of the sitdown.

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