Monday, December 12, 2016

Putin's Revenge on Hillary Clinton

The Express is reporting that the Russian interference in the U.S. presidential election was likely prompted by Hillary's charges of rigging in that country's parliamentary elections in 2011.  At the time, Putin accused Hillary of  stirring up the protests that broke out in the wake of the elections.

Did Putin want REVENGE on Clinton for THIS? Ex-envoy says leader wanted Hillary reprisal

VLADIMIR Putin’s anger with Hillary Clinton could have been the cause of Russia’s alleged release of damaging Democratic party emails, according to a former ambassador to Russia.
PUBLISHED Mon, Dec 12, 2016

Vladimir Putin and Hillary ClintonGetty
Russian President Vladimir Putin (L) welcomes US Secretary of State Hillary Clinton
Both the CIA and the FBI indicated that Russia could have tried to influence the outcome of the recent presidential election in the USA.A government source told The New York Times: “We now have high confidence that they hacked the DNC [Democratic National Committee] and the RNC [Republican National Committee], and conspicuously released no documents [from the Republican party].”SNIPNow former US Ambassador to Russia Michael McFaul has said that the release of the emails could have been sparked by Mr Putin’s desire for revenge over her criticism of the 2011 election that elected the 64-year-old.Read more >>>>
Some readers will remember this.

Hillary Clinton’s ‘Hard Choices’ Retrospective Part Four Chapter 11 Russia: Reset and Regression

August 25, 2014
If anyone tries to tell you she accomplished nothing or that the reset did not work,  show them this page.  She worked very hard to get this treaty and to get it ratified.  We are lucky.  This protects us all.
But as 2011 began with this extraordinary bi-national victory,  the tone shifted with the year drawing to a close.  As Hillary recounts, Russian parliamentary elections in December were marred by fraud reports,  and Putin announced his intention to run for the presidency again.
Hillary expressed concern about these reports, and when folks in Russia hit the streets to demonstrate their disapproval, Putin blamed her for the unrest.
At this OSCE conference Hillary quotes herself.

Secretary Clinton’s Remarks at the OSCE

December 6, 2011

"The Russian people, like people everywhere, deserve the right to have their voices heard and their votes counted. And that means they deserve fair, free, transparent elections and leaders who are accountable to them."
Although she argued to Putin that it was unlikely that people woke up and went into the streets because they thought she wanted them to, she does not completely reject the idea that she might have inspired some courage to protest.
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So, yes, the voters, the electors, and the candidate and her enormous campaign team of staffers and volunteers do deserve the facts on the Russian incursion into our election.

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