Documents show senior Kerry aide used private email to send Steele reports to State Dept colleagues
WASHINGTON—Eleven pages of State Department documents released on Jan. 7 in a Freedom of Information Act (FOIA) lawsuit filed by Judicial Watch show that Jonathan Winer, an assistant to then-Secretary of State John Kerry, used his private email address to convey information he received from former British intelligence officer Christopher Steele to top U.S. diplomatic officials.
.@TomFitton in @DailyCaller: “No wonder Jonathan Winer, Steele’s ally at the State Dept, refused to talk to the DOJ IG, he seems to have circumvented the rules in pushing Steele’s unreliable reports to his Obama State Department colleagues.” READ: https://t.co/2NzygsfGNN— Judicial Watch 🔎 (@JudicialWatch) January 8, 2020
Former Sec. of State @JohnKerry - who negotiated the Iran nuclear deal - on confirmed attacks on Iraqi military bases following the killing of General Soleimani: "I think it's a tragedy for the world that instead of diplomacy, this administration has rushed to confrontation." pic.twitter.com/TVX1ChG8mW— Maura Barrett (@MauraBarrettNBC) January 8, 2020
Responding to Q from @MauraBarrettNBC Kerry said the American people need to see the intelligence President Trump used to justify killing Soleimani.— Musadiq Bidar (@Bidar411) January 8, 2020
"We've been through wars where intelligence was not there, was faked." pic.twitter.com/gpsekq3PFM
JUDICIAL WATCH: Kerry Aide Jonathan Winer Disseminated Steele Info Using Private Email Account https://t.co/i9rrRcSAfx— RedState (@RedState) January 8, 2020