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Selected Articles: What Does Charlie McGonigal Know About 2016?, by Joe Conason - Creators Syndicate

Selected Articles - Michael Novakhov's favorite articles on Inoreader - The News And Times Did the FBI’s Charles McGonigal Help Throw the 2016 Election to Trump? In the course of writing two books on Donald Trump’s ties to Russia, the same question occurred to me again and again: How is it possible that I knew all sorts of stuff about Donald Trump, and the FBI didn’t seem to have a clue? Or if they did, why weren’t they doing anything with it?Specifically, I knew that:Starting in 1980, an alleged “spotter agent”... posted 29m ago   via   The NYT should tell readers whether it helped crooked FBI agents get Trump elected in 2016 It was arguably the most consequential “October Surprise” in the history of American presidential elections. In the waning days of the 2016 race, with polls showing Hillary Clinton clinging to a lead over Donald Trump, two last-minute stories broke that rekindled on-the-fence voters’ ethical doubts about Democrat Clinton and quashed a buddin