by Harry the Greek
Bidens’ handlers for 39 years? The Donilons
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Michael Donilon has been Senior Adviser to Joe Biden since 1981.
Donilon heads Joe Biden’s Campaign for President.
Mike also heads the Biden Institute at the University of Delaware.
Donilon has played key roles in the Presidential campaigns of every Democratic nominee since President Bill Clinton.
Mike’s brother is Tom Donilon.
Tom’s wife is Cathy Russell.
Tom and Cathy have been Joe and Jill Biden’s handlers too.
Tom Donilon is:
- Chairman of the Board of BlackRock and
- Senior Attorney “Of Counsel” at the international law firm of O’Melvney & Myers LLP
Tom Donilon also:
- chaired the National Security Council, a cabinet position
- at the core of the Arab Spring operation that resulted in the takeover of Libya and Benghazi
- was responsible for President Obama’s policies that expanded NATO
- chaired the transition team for President Obama and V.P. Biden
- served on the CIA’s Advisory Board
- was Assistant Secretary of State and Chief of Staff for President Clinton during the Iran hostage events
- was Assistant Secretary of State for President Jimmy Carter
Donilon managed the Democratic National Conventions in 1980 and 1984.
He was a senior adviser to the 1988 Presidential campaign of former Massachusetts Gov. Michael Dukakis.
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Before joining the Obama Administration, Donilon was a registered lobbyist from 1999 through 2005 for O’Melvney & Myers.
Tom’s sole client was Fannie Mae.
Fannie Mae is a government-backed private corporation that sells mortgages to investors.
Ambassador Catherine M. Russell served eight years at the White House and U.S. Department of State during the Obama Administration.
She headed the State Department’s Office of Global Women’s Issues (S/GWI).
When Biden was V.P., Cathy was Jill Biden’s Chief of Staff for eight years.
Jill is Joe’s wife.
Cathy Russell at the Watson Institute at Brown University May 1st, 2016
Ambassador Cathy Russell (above)
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Voice of America video in Dari for a broadcast in Pakistan. Dari is a language Biden’s V.P. running mate, Pete Buttigieg, is fluent in.