More Secrets Revealed Behind Hillary Clinton’s ‘Ordinary’ American Visits

AP Photo/Charlie Neibergall
AP Photo/Charlie Neibergall

By Friday, more of the secretive machinations used to plan the less than spontaneous meetings with purported “ordinary” Iowans arranged by Hillary Clinton’s campaign have been revealed.

Reports from several sources have revealed the extents to which Clinton’s team went to arrange the meetings and that few of those who met with candidate Clinton were “ordinary,” inasmuch as they were all Democrat Party operatives or left-wing activists of one stripe or another.

Those who met with Clinton were also herded carefully by her operatives, prevented from talking to anyone after being picked up for transportation, and even had to surrender all cell phones and cameras before being allowed into the meetings. The “regular” folks were also required to sign release forms before being ushered in to see Clinton.

A new investigation by Business Insider revealed the high level of secrecy surrounding the meetings.

As Breitbart News previously reported, three of the “ordinary” Iowans were Democrat operatives Austin Bird, Carter Bell, and Planned Parenthood employee Sara Sedlacek.

On Thursday, Bird confirmed that Clinton campaign staffer Troy Price drove them to the meeting with Mrs. Clinton only after “vetting them for about a half-hour.”

By Friday, more of the participants were revealed. They were Pottawattamie County Democratic Party Chairwoman Linda Nelson; Iowa LBGT activist Mike Yowell; chairwoman of Iowa’s Woodbury County Democratic Party, Penny Rosfjord; and Jennifer Herrington, the chair of the Page County Democrats.

None of these Democrat operatives serving as Clinton’s “ordinary” Iowans were allowed to take photos with Mrs. Clinton, Business Insider reported, but all claimed they appreciated the lengths the campaign went for security.

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