Skip to comments.Clinton ally Sidney Blumenthal reportedly tried to kill Russia 'scandal' book....
Posted on 11/03/2019 6:42:51 PM PST by caww
A Clinton family ally reportedly tried to stop the publication of a book about a "deep state" plot to undermine President Trump.
Sidney Blumenthal, who was an outside political adviser to Hillary Clinton, claimed 'investigative journalist Lee Smith's new book was defamatory and sent threatening letters to publisher Center Street, a division of Hachette Book Group, according to a Fox News source.
But the source said the publisher's legal team found the threat to be "meritless," and the book, The Plot Against the President: The True Story of How Congressman Devin Nunes Uncovered the Biggest Political Scandal in U.S. History, was released on Tuesday.
As of Sunday, Blumenthal had not responded to the outlet's request for comment.
he book focuses on the "scandal" that began late July 2016 with the start of the FBI's counterintelligence investigation into the Trump campaign following a tip from an Australian diplomat about how Trump campaign aide George Papadopoulos said the Russians had damaging information on Clinton.
Smith said the investigation, which was later wrapped into former special counsel Robert Mueller's Russia investigation, was a "political operation designed to assist the Clinton campaign" during a Sunday appearance on Fox News' Sunday Morning Futures.
(Excerpt) Read more at washingtonexaminer.com ...
Hillary Clinton wanted Blumenthal to join her at the State Department as a top aide after she was appointed secretary, in 2009. President Obama would not allow it: key White House staffers had grown to detest the man. Two of themPress Secretary Robert Gibbs and Senior Adviser David Axelrodthreatened to quit if Blumenthal was hired. They believed that he had been involved in spreading unsubstantiated allegations against the Obamas during the 2008 Democratic primary.
(sourcee Old Vanity Fare articles)
I hope ole’ Syd gets everything that’s coming to him after all these years and all those filthy rotten schemes.
In a rogue’s gallery of shithooks, crooks and sociopaths, Blumenthal just may be the worst of the Clinton associates. There’s a reason he’s still their Renfield after 20 years. He’s an absolutely repulsive corrupt rodent.
then it did not happen.
Sad state of our Low Information Voters.
The writer should just call him what he's always been, a Clinton hatchet-man.
I loathe that piece of crap.
I’m thinking that Sydney is under contract to Hachette Book Group, to publicize the book launch.
Oh I absolutely agree....ol hag Hillary’s e-Mails were a treasure trove of his influence on her. But it never got into the news as it should have been then.
He works it behind the scenes and seldon grants interviews. He’s another snake in the grass.
Sid the Squid is the turd that won’t flush.
Unfortunatly that’s what we all get with the left controlling the msm networks....and they happily consent. However there are a few other resouces we can get better news of the facts...but most are biased one way or the other. And frankly most informed voters like to hang with the resources that support what they do.
That I don’t know....or what book he’s now puplishing
Not only did Blumenthal try to destroy Monica Lewinsky, he tried to destroy his best friend, Christopher Hitchens, when he protested against the smearing of an unpaid intern. This “thing” and his progeny are below contempt!
Kit Hitchens was one of the only ones who dared go up against the Clinton Smear Machine.
Yes! And what did he get for his trouble? That evil bitch Maureen Dowd (who sat at his table and ate his food for years) dubbed him “Chris the Snitch” and vilified him for telling the truth. Then it came out that Monica Lewinsky came up to Dowd in a restaurant and whispered into her ear: “why are you so mean to me?” and feminist Dowd replied miserably: “I don’t know.” Don Imus told that story.
Because Michael Douglas had banged her into toeing the Clinton Party line...
One key element you left out....twice that Hillary tried to hire Blumenthal for the State Department support staff (second time was as a contractor). The Obama team said no that time as well.
So Sid ended up being hired via the Clinton Foundation (yes, all that volunteer-work business), and he was active on her email server....seeing most everything that she was getting.
S. Blumenthal has always been a bottom dweller.
Too difficult to lift the rock he resides under.
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