On Wednesday’s broadcast of MSNBC’s “Andrea Mitchell Reports,” New York Times political reporter Amy Chozick stated that “we haven’t really seen” a “smoking gun” in the emails from Clinton Campaign Chair John Podesta released by WikiLeaks.
Chozick said the emails were an “incredible insight into a campaign. And I — you get these dumps sort of after a campaign, and the kind of ‘Game Change’ books and things like that, but this is in the midst of a campaign. We’re getting insight into their thinking. In terms of a smoking gun, we haven’t really seen one, and I think, as journalists, we really have to be cautious, because, these dumps sometime happen, and everything’s authentic until something is doctored or inauthentic, and at the end of the day, these were — this was an illegal breach on John Podesta’s emails, and so, I think we have to be cautious when we dig through these. And certainly we haven’t seen anything that, as the Trump campaign would like, to be sort of that smoking gun.”
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