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Hillary Clinton faced new scrutiny Friday after her former campaign manager admitted she personally signed-off on sending the now-defunct Russia-Trump collusion story to members of the media.

“Former Clinton campaign manager Robby Mook testified Friday that then-Democratic presidential nominee Hillary Clinton approved the dissemination of materials alleging a covert communications channel between the Trump Organization and Russia’s Alfa Bank to the media, despite campaign officials not being ‘totally confident’ in the legitimacy of the data,” reports Fox News.

“During cross-examination by government prosecutor Andrew DeFillippis Friday, Mook was asked about the campaign’s understanding of the Alfa Bank allegations against Trump and whether they planned to release the data to the media,” adds Fox.

“I discussed it with Hillary as well,” Mook said.

“I don’t remember the substance of the conversation, but notionally, the discussion was, hey, we have this and we want to share it with a reporter,” Mook added.

“She agreed,” Mook testified.

Read the full report at Fox News.

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