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Who is behind the leaks that are destroying Donald Trump Jr.? Nancy LeTourneau offers a theory:

The first story was published on July 8th, one day after Trump’s meeting with Vladimir Putin….Sec. of State Tillerson is the only person other than Trump, Putin and Lavrov who knows what was said and discussed during that meeting between the two heads of state.

To the extent we can believe that Rogue POTUS Staff tweet, he played the good soldier with the press, but was making it known among staff that he was pissed about something that happened.

Maybe! It’s certainly possible that Tillerson and other State Department folks were briefed about Don Jr.’s meeting with the Russian lawyer. However, they wouldn’t have had access to Junior’s email chain. That leak has to have come from someone else.

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