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Day 348

Updated 1/2/2018 10:15 AM PST

1/ A drunk George Papadopoulos bragged about the political dirt Russia had on Hillary Clinton to Australia's top diplomat at a London bar in May 2016. Australian officials passed the information about Papadopoulos to their American counterparts two months later, when leaked Democratic emails began appearing online. The FBI opened its counterintelligence investigation in July 2016 into Russia's attempts to disrupt the election following the revelation that the Trump campaign had information about the DNC's hacked emails Trump and his advisers have dismissed Papadopoulos' campaign role as just a "coffee boy." (New York Times)

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Senator Orrin Hatch, Republican from Utah to retire at the end of this year.

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I’m so not a drinker, other than an occasional glass of wine with dinner, but hey, let’s hear it for booze! It loosened up George’s tongue at just the right moment. Another round of applause for the Australian diplomat who notified us (U.S.)-

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