Hillary’s new story: Yes, we paid for the dossier, but it was just standard oppo research

Hillary’s new story: Yes, we paid for the dossier, but it was just standard oppo research
Hillary Clinton (Image via Twitter)

[Ed. – Plus, as Rowan Scarborough lays out, Hillary did use talking points from the dossier during the campaign.  It wasn’t just a matter of the dossier eventually being revealed two months after the election.  In fact, it was an open secret in Washington for months before the election.]

Hillary Clinton says the infamous Democratic-financed, Russian-sourced dossier did not “come out” during the election. …

“From my perspective, it didn’t come out before the election as we all know,” Mrs. Clinton said Wednesday night on Comedy Central’s The Daily Show. She defended the dossier as standard opposition research.

But some of the dossier’s more scandalous allegations did surface in the Washington news media before Nov. 8. And her campaign helped spread them around to bash candidate Donald Trump. The campaign used Twitter and TV surrogates to say the information was proof he and Russia were in cahoots to defeat Mrs. Clinton. …

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Mrs. Clinton Wednesday night acknowledged the dossier was financed by her campaign and the Democratic National Committee. …

Here is how the Clinton campaign did in fact use dossier information, which has been dubbed fiction and a disgrace by President Trump and his men.

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