Jennifer Palmieri claims the Russians tried to hack her days before election — Peace and Freedom

. From left, Hillary Clinton’s director of communications, Jennifer Palmieri, longtime aide Huma Abedin and campaign manager Robby Mook at a rally in Portsmouth, N.H., on July 12. (Brian Snyder/Reuters)

via Jennifer Palmieri claims the Russians tried to hack her days before election — Peace and Freedom

  • In the final days of the presidential election, Hillary Clinton’s communications director’s Gmail came under cyberattack 
  • Jennifer Palmieri told Yahoo News that Google told her the account was being targeted by a ‘foreign state’ 
  • These new revelations come on the heels of the CIA’s assessment that Russia was trying to tilt the American election in Donald Trump’s favor 
  • Trump has called the allegations ‘ridiculous’ and has continued to suggest that the culprits could be Russia, China or a hacker sitting in bed 
  • Republican lawmakers, however, are increasingly pushing for a congressional investigation into Russia’s meddling in the U.S. election  

In the waning days of the 2016 presidential election, Hillary Clinton’s aides – and the Democratic National Committee – were again targeted by hackers working for Russian intelligence.

Yahoo News reported that Communications Director Jennifer Palmieri received an alert from Google in mid-October that warned her personal Gmail account had been targeted by a ‘foreign state.’

‘They were targeting us throughout the election,’ another former senior Clinton aide told Yahoo News. ‘They never stopped trying to get back in.’

Continue reading at https://johnib.wordpress.com/2016/12/12/jennifer-palmieri-claims-the-russians-tried-to-hack-her-days-before-election/

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