Email revelations haunt day one of US Democratic Convention

Although Hillary Clinton’s nomination as party candidate for president was warmly endorsed Monday night by her rival Bernie Sanders and First Lady Michelle Obama, the Democratic Convention’s unity motto was undermined by the 20,000 DNC emails – whose release by WikiLeaks was attributed to Russian hackers – which compromised the party elite as having campaigned to discredit Sanders. The sense of crisis was exacerbated by Debbie Wasserman Schultz’s abrupt removal as party chairwoman, and the boos of protest resounding from some of Bernie’s supporters over their leader’s endorsement of Clinton. According to the Washington Post, the FBI warned Hillary some months ago that Russian hackers were inside her campaign’s computers looking for material to blight her run for president. GRU military intelligence was named  It is now feared inside the Clinton campaign that more damaging revelations are yet to come.

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