GOP Operative Implied He Was Working w/Gen. Flynn To Get Hillary’s Erased Emails From Russian Hackers

The Wall Street Journal is reporting that during the 2016 campaign a Republican opposition researcher named Peter W. Smith believed the emails Hillary Clinton erased from her basement server (she claimed they were personal) were hacked, probably by the Russians. Smith tried to track the emails down and retrieve them for opposition research.  According to the report, Smith was scouring the world of hackers, including Russians, to get the Clinton emails. The bombshell part of the report was that he implied he was working with General Mike Flynn on the project (the key word is implied).

Flynn was an adviser to the Trump Campaign and then National Security Adviser in the new administration until it was discovered that the lied to the Vice President about a phone call with the Russians.

Smith said,  “I’m talking to Michael Flynn about this—if you find anything, can you let me know?’” said Eric York, a computer-security…



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