- The Washington Times - Thursday, October 13, 2016

John Podesta can’t catch a break.

The Clinton campaign chairman’s Twitter account was hacked Wednesday night and used to promote Republican Donald Trump.

“I’ve switched teams. Vote Trump 2016. Hi pol,” reads a tweet sent after the hack. The message was quickly deleted.

The incident comes on the heels of WikiLeaks releasing thousands of Mr. Podesta’s private emails, which have included embarrassing revelations that the Clinton campaign mocked Catholics, Southerners, Latinos, Sen. Bernard Sanders’ supporters, and a host of other groups.

The Clinton campaign confirmed late Wednesday night that Mr. Podesta’s Twitter account had been hacked.

Mr. Podesta, a longtime Clinton ally and former White House counselor to President Obama, also is cooperating with an FBI investigation into the email hack, which the campaign has blamed on Russia.

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