Clinton pal Sidney Blumenthal lashes out at Senator Grassley 

When in doubt, last out! Ha no seriously, this is ridiculous. Sidney Blumenthal, family friend and confidant of the Clinton’s, accused Senator Chuck Grassley, who is also chairman of the Senate Judiciary Committee, of “lying” about ties to a foreign political party Blumenthal may have.

Blumenthal even went as far as to send a copy of his letter to Grassley to Fox News, stating that he demanded an apology.

As Written By Brooke Singman for Fox News:

Clinton family confidant Sidney Blumenthal on Friday lashed out at a top Republican senator for invoking his name at a high-profile hearing last week, accusing the senator of “lying” about his supposed ties to a foreign political party.

Sen. Chuck Grassley, R-Iowa, chairman of the Senate Judiciary Committee, had mentioned Blumenthal during a Russia-related hearing last Wednesday. Suggesting a double standard was at play, he questioned why President Trump’s associates were taking heat for foreign ties but Blumenthal did not register as a foreign agent while working as an “off-the-books” intelligence resource for then-Secretary of State Hillary Clinton.

Grassley specifically cited “news articles” saying he sent materials to Clinton on behalf of a political party in the country of Georgia.

“You owe me an apology for lying about me,” Blumenthal countered, in a letter sent Friday to Grassley. “You made a public statement about me that was completely false in every particular.”

Last week’s hearing was technically on the Foreign Agent Registration Act (FARA), which Grassley cited in reference to his questions about Blumenthal.

Blumenthal, initially, did not respond to Fox News’ request for comment for a report last week.

Blumenthal on Friday, however, sent Fox News a copy of his letter to Grassley. Blumenthal also copied the entire minority staff of the…

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Clinton confidant Blumenthal lashes out at Grassley over hearing comments | Fox News

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