Sunday, November 6, 2016

Chicago Mayor Rahm Emanuel used private email account to talk with Clinton campaign  

Newly released WikiLeaks documents show that Chicago Mayor Rahm Emanuel used a private email account to communicate with Hillary Clinton Campaign Chairman John Podesta in order to get one of Emanuel’s employees a job within the Clinton campaign.

The WikiLeaks documents show that Emanuel sent an email from the private email address “” to Podesta asking him to consider one of his employees for a position in the Clinton campaign. The employee in question was Brian DeSplinter, a speechwriter and media aide in Emanuel’s office.

“Brian has been speech-writing for me for the past four years and has done a great job. He’s a highly skilled speech writer and I know he’d be a very valuable addition to the team,” Emanuel wrote to Podesta in an email released by WikiLeaks. “Let me know if you have any questions and I hope that you can find a good position for him.”

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