Over the weekend, The Huffington Post inexplicably removed an article on from its website which claimed that the FBI plans to indict Hillary Clinton on federal racketeering charges. HuffPo freelance contributor Frank Huguenard, a scientist and public speaker, posted an article on the site’s blog entitled “Hillary Clinton to be Indicted on Federal Racketeering Charges.” Specifically Huguenard wrote, “James Comey and The FBI will present a recommendation to Loretta Lynch, Attorney General of the Department of Justice, that includes a cogent argument that the Clinton Foundation is an ongoing criminal enterprise engaged in money laundering and soliciting bribes in exchange for political, policy and legislative favors to individuals, corporations and even governments both foreign and domestic.”
It was unclear if the post had been removed because HuffPo found it non-factual or offensive. However, while Huguenard may have been silenced, if for only purely optical reasons, a repeat attack on Hillary came from an unexpected source: Susan Sarandon.
As the Washington Examiner notes, Sarandon predicted on Thursday that Hillary Clinton will be indicted over her use of a private email system while at the State Department. Sarandon, an outspoken supporter of Sen. Bernie Sanders, told MSNBC Thursday that she made the remark when discussing the potential of flipping some superdelegates who support Clinton to Sanders side.
“Nobody’s even talking about this indictment. What happens with that?” Sarandon told MSNBC’s Chris Jansing. “Besides the trust issue of catching her in so many lies…”