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Wednesday, November 09, 2016

Clinton Camp Worried About Fundraiser With 'Fraud' CEO Host, Went Ahead With It Anyway

The Clinton campaign privately worried about the optics of having Theranos founder and CEO Elizabeth Holmes host a fundraiser at their headquarters, but opted to go ahead with the event anyway after a change of venue.

At the time, Theranos and Holmes were in the process of being exposed for having faked lab results for blood tests of thousands of Americans, risking their health and lives. The venue was ultimately changed from their headquarters to a private home, but Holmes remained as host.

The worry, exposed in an email released by Wikileaks, started with a tweet by liberal activist Ezra Klein:

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1 comment:

Anonymous said...

Looks like they didn't worry hard enough.