Trump supporters have always known the FBI director’s letter about reopening the email investigation didn’t influence the election, now there is crack in the liberal armor–Nate Cohen of the NY Times is presenting evidence showing that the Comey letter to Congress about reopening the Hillary Clinton email investigation may have had little to do with the Clinton loss. A pollster trade organization, The American Association for Public Opinion Research, agrees with Cohen’s numbers.
Just last week Ms. Clinton told supporters:
“There are lots of reasons why an election like this is not successful,” Mrs. Clinton said, according to a donor who relayed the remarks. But, she added, “our analysis is that Comey’s letter raising doubts that were groundless, baseless, proven to be, stopped our momentum.”
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But that belies the facts. Nate Cohen has presented evidence in the Tuesday 5/9 NY Times that proves Hillary’s support began to crash before the letter was sent. The lag between when polls are taken and when they are reported exaggerated where Hillary’s support stood before Comey sent his letter.
Cohen’s investigation started with the Upshot/Siena College poll in Florida that he received the same day Comey sent his letter, 10/28. Cohen thought th…
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