CNN distances itself from DNC chair following email leak

The news channel said it was ‘completely uncomfortable’ learning that Donna Brazile, a contributor at the time, might have leaked primary questions to nominee Hillary Clinton.

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On Monday, Wikileaks released hacked emails from presidential nominee Hillary Clinton’s campaign chairman, John Podesta. The hack alleges that former CNN contributor and interim Democratic National Committee chair Donna Brazile leaked two primary event questions to Clinton.

USA Today reported:

The email, originally sent March 5, 2016, warned that “One of the questions directed to HRC tomorrow is from a woman with a rash.”

“Her family has lead poison and she will ask what, if anything, will Hillary do as president to help the ppl of Flint,” Brazile wrote.

During the March 6 debate, Lee-Anne Walters, who said her family was poisoned by lead, asked Clinton and Vermont Sen. Bernie Sanders if they would “make a personal promise to me right now.”

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