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    #PodestaEmails: WikiLeaks Dumps Fifth Batch of Hacks From Clinton Campaign Chair

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    The transparency organization Wikileaks has released its fifth set of hacked and copied emails from Hillary Clinton campaign chairman John Podesta.

    The latest batch includes 673 previously unposted hacked emails. WikiLeaks claims to have over 50,000 emails from Podesta, with 7,199 released so far.

    Earlier releases unveiled the inner workings of the Clinton Democratic presidential campaign. The first batch included excerpts from the Clinton’s paid speeches to Wall Street.

    "There’s nothing magic about regulations, too much is bad, too little is bad. How do you get to the golden key, how do we figure out what works? And the people that know the industry better than anybody are the people who work in the industry," one excerpt reads.

    A long-time associate of the Clintons, Podesta also served as President Bill Clinton’s chief of staff between 1998-2001.

    Democrats have repeatedly attempted to dismiss the revealing emails posted by WikiLeaks as "fake," claiming the leaks are part of a "Russian misinformation" campaign.

    "I’m not happy about being hacked by the Russians in their quest to throw the election to Donald Trump, [I] don’t have time to figure out which docs are real and which are faked," Podesta said in a statement.

    Clinton campaign spokesman Glen Caplin went further, stating, "earlier today the US government removed any reasonable doubt that the Kremlin has weaponized WikiLeaks to meddle in our election and benefit Donald Trump’s candidacy."

    "We are not going to confirm the authenticity of stolen documents released by Julian Assange who has made no secret of his desire to damage Hillary Clinton. Guccifer 2.0 has already proven the warnings of top national security officials that documents can be faked as part of a sophisticated Russian misinformation campaign."

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