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developments with WikiLeaks and separately told Gates to keep in touch HOM  about future WikiLeaks releases.[1]

According to Gates, by the late summer of 2016, the Trump Campaign was planning a press strategy, a communications campaign, and messaging based on the possible release of Clinton emails by WikiLeaks.[2] Harm to Ongoing Matter 
 .[3] Harm to Ongoing Matter 
  while Trump and Gates were driving to LaGuardia Airport. Harm to Ongoing Matter , shortly after the call candidate Trump told Gates that more releases of damaging information would be coming.[4]

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 [6] Corsi is an author who holds a doctorate in political science.[7] In 2016, Corsi also worked for the media outlet WorldNetDaily (WND). Harm to Ongoing Matter 

  1. Grand Jury 
  2. Gates 4/10/18 302, at 3; Gates 4/11/18 302, at 1-2 (SM-2180998); Gates 10/25/18 302, at 2.
  3. HOM 
  4. Gates 10/25/18 302 (serial 241), at 4.
  5. HOM 
  6. HOM 
  7. Corsi first rose to public prominence in August 2004 when he published his book Unfit for Command: Swift Boat Veterans Speak Out Against John Kerry. In the 2008 election cycle, Corsi gained prominence for being a leading proponent of the allegation that Barack Obama was not born in the United States. Corsi told the Office that Donald Trump expressed interest in his writings, and that he spoke with Trump on the phone on at least six occasions. Corsi 9/6/18 302, at 3.
  8. Corsi 10/31/18 302, at 2; Grand Jury  Corsi was first interviewed on September 6, 2018 at the Special Counsel's offices in Washington, D.C. He was accompanied by counsel throughout the interview. Corsi was subsequently interviewed on September 17, 2018; September 21, 2018; October 31, 2018; November 1, 2018; and November 2, 2018. Counsel was