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Glenn Greenwald 'mystified' how Tony Podesta has 'just vanished'
Washington Examiner ^ | March 10, 2019 01:07 AM | Daniel Chaitin

Posted on 03/10/2019 12:38:38 PM PDT by E. Pluribus Unum

Media coverage of longtime Democratic lobbyist Tony Podesta has disappeared completely an astonished Glenn Greenwald remarked last week.

"I'm still somewhat mystified about how Tony Podesta - intimately involved in many of Paul Manafort's slimiest and most unscrupulous practices (because K Street sleaze is 100% bipartisan) - has just vanished from the news cycle and, apparently, legal jeopardy," the Intercept journalist said along with the hashtag "MissingTonyPodesta."

Greenwald, a Pulitzer Prize-winning journalist who broke the story of U.S. mass surveillance aided by former Central Intelligence Agency analyst Edward Snowden, has been highly critical of Russia investigation coverage and the Democrats' role in fueling it.

His Twitter observation about Podesta, the founder of the now-shuttered Podesta Group and brother to former Hillary Clinton campaign chairman John Podesta, came ahead of the widely covered sentencing of former Trump campaign chairman Paul Manafort, who got less than four years behind bars for eight financial crimes, including bank fraud, tax fraud, and failure to disclose a foreign bank account.

Indeed reporting on fresh developments in the Podesta case have been sparse in recent months while the media's focus on the Russia investigation and inquires into President Trump remains intensive and widespread.

Special counsel Robert Mueller's investigation into Manafort led to the review of Podesta and his work for his former firm, the Podesta Group, and other lobbyists. Manafort's and Podesta's firms worked together in a public relations campaign for the European Centre for a Modern Ukraine (ECMU) nonprofit, which is believed to be backed by the pro-Russian and oligarch-funded Ukrainian political group, Party of Regions.

(Excerpt) Read more at washingtonexaminer.com ...


TOPICS: News/Current Events
KEYWORDS: glenngreenwald; jamescomey; kstreet; lisapage; paulmanafort; pedosta; peterstrzok; robertmueller; tonypodesta
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To: ExTexasRedhead

Things that make you go “Hmmmmm”.


21 posted on 03/10/2019 1:40:41 PM PDT by alabama_heart
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To: E. Pluribus Unum

He’s on some island that doesn’t have extradition.


22 posted on 03/10/2019 1:49:55 PM PDT by bgill (CDC site, "We don't know how people are infected with Ebola.)
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To: sevlex

Gitmo is about the only facility ol’ Tony would last 5 minutes. Prisoners frown upon perverts that prey on little boys and girls. Pedaphiles and rat finks rarely survive in prisons very long.


23 posted on 03/10/2019 1:55:54 PM PDT by Kahuna
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To: bgill

The story is about Podesta being off the news cycle, not that he has disappeared.


24 posted on 03/10/2019 2:05:33 PM PDT by Deaf Smith (When a Texan takes his chances, chances will be taken that's fore sure)
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To: alabama_heart
Check with Scotland Yard?
25 posted on 03/10/2019 2:13:28 PM PDT by Dr.Deth
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To: E. Pluribus Unum

Crooked bastard’s probably headed for South America...to a country with no extradition!!!


26 posted on 03/10/2019 2:33:25 PM PDT by ontap
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To: E. Pluribus Unum; Whenifhow; null and void; aragorn; EnigmaticAnomaly; kalee; Kale; ...

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27 posted on 03/10/2019 2:44:17 PM PDT by bitt (Is the PAIN coming???)
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To: bitt
For such an acclaimed journalist there is scant information on him digging into it or reporting on it...just Twitter pondering.

Now I'm mystified. It's like he also is intentionally going nowhere in finding out what is going on.

(me send 'em heap big smoke signal...get out in front of big story before dam breaks and torches and pitchforks come out) /speculation

28 posted on 03/10/2019 2:58:49 PM PDT by philman_36 (Pride breakfasted with plenty, dined with poverty and supped with infamy. Benjamin Franklin)
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To: E. Pluribus Unum

Podesta is CIA...


29 posted on 03/10/2019 3:04:32 PM PDT by databoss
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To: alabama_heart

If not currently soon should be!


30 posted on 03/10/2019 4:42:10 PM PDT by TruthWillWin ([[[MSM]]])
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To: lgjhn23

Yes it couldn’t happen to a nicer guy.


31 posted on 03/10/2019 5:58:14 PM PDT by alabama_heart
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To: TruthWillWin

Agreed.


32 posted on 03/10/2019 6:01:27 PM PDT by alabama_heart
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To: sevlex

IF...Tony is in Cuba...some rat would have leaked it.


33 posted on 03/10/2019 6:05:29 PM PDT by Osage Orange (Whiskey Tango Foxtrot)
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To: Rusty0604

There is also the difference of degree: Podesta is far more a reprobate than Manafort, no matter what crimes Manafort may in truth have committed.


34 posted on 03/10/2019 6:17:40 PM PDT by YogicCowboy ("I am not entirely on anyone's side, because no one is entirely on mine." - J. R. R. Tolkien)
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To: SaveFerris

Yep. Wonder if he is “visiting” Amelia Earhardt?


35 posted on 03/10/2019 6:54:21 PM PDT by LS ("Castles made of sand, fall in the sea . . . eventually" (Hendrix))
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To: Dr.Deth; LS

[ Check with Scotland Yard? ]

LOL I was gonna say something like that.


36 posted on 03/10/2019 7:11:26 PM PDT by SaveFerris (Luke 17:28 ... as it was in the days of Lot; they did eat, they drank, they bought, they sold ......)
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