News, Politics

Obama Used Pseudonym to Email Hillary on Private Server

President Obama used a pseudonym when sending or receiving emails through the private server system Hillary Clinton used as secretary of state, according to nearly 200 pages of documents released Friday by the FBI.

Included in the documents are notes from an April 2016 interview with long-time Clinton aide Huma Abedin, conducted in connection with the FBI’s two-year investigation into Clinton’s use of the private server for official correspondence.

One note was about the FBI showing Abedin an email address “believed to be a pseudonym used by the President,” as reported by Politico and other news-gathering agencies.

Abedin said she didn’t recognize the name and “expressed her amazement” that Obama apparently used a pseudonym.

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Elections, News

Flip: Ted Cruz Says He Will Vote for Trump

Sen. Ted Cruz announced Friday that he will vote for ex-primary foe Donald Trump in November and urged others to do the same, reversing course to back the Republican nominee two months after he stunned the party brass by withholding his endorsement at the Cleveland convention.

Cruz and Trump were bitter rivals in the final stretch of the primary campaign. The Texas senator’s announcement of support, made on Facebook, comes just days before the first debate between Trump and Hillary Clinton.

“Like many other voters, I have struggled to determine the right course of action in this general election,” Cruz said in his statement.

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