Hillary’s fingerprints are all over this. It was their October surprise…
According to Snopes, Slate was the first to publish the story on October 31, 2016, which was written by Franklin Foer who is a staff writer at The Atlantic and former editor of The New Republic. I would not be surprised to learn that he was paid by Fusion GPS to “place” the article.
On the same day as the Slate article, Hillary tweeted a press statement from her campaign referencing the Slate report that exposed “Trump’s Secret Line of Communication to Russia” – twitter.com/HillaryClinton/status/793250312119263233/photo/1