REPORT: ‘Most Helpful’: Podesta Set Up Fundraising Meetings For Fusion GPS After Trump’s Election Victory

DECEMBER 2, 2019

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Former Clinton campaign chairman John Podesta was one of Fusion GPS’s “most helpful” resources in an effort to raise money after the 2016 election to continue investigating President Donald Trump, the co-founders of the opposition research firm revealed in a book released on Nov. 26.

Glenn Simpson and Peter Fritsch, the co-founders of Fusion GPS, wrote in “Crime in Progress” that Podesta provided welcome support in early 2017 for an effort to raise money to fund The Democracy Integrity Project (TDIP), a nonprofit group former Senate Intelligence Committee staffer Daniel Jones created on Jan. 31, 2017.

The article goes on to state the following:

Podesta agreed during a meeting with Simpson in early 2017 to contact potential donors to help arrange meetings with Fusion GPS and Jones, according to the book.

Podesta, who was described by Fritsch and Simpson as “one of the most helpful” resources, agreed to “contact some friends out west on Jones’s behalf and told him to drop his name in talks with other potential supporters,” as the pair embarked on prospecting trips in the West in February and March, 2017.

“It was a brave gesture: He could have easily chosen to stay out of it altogether, given the fact that he had served as Hillary Clinton’s campaign manager,” Fritsch and Simpson wrote.


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