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WikiLeaks: Podesta's Friend at the DOJ Caught Colluding With Clinton Campaign

Peter Kadzik, Assistant Attorney General for Legislative Affairs at the Department of Justice, stestifies during the House Oversight and Government Reform Committee hearing on classifications and redactions in FBI's investigative file of former Secretary of State Hillary Clinton, in Washington, Monday, Sept. 12, 2016, (AP Photo/Molly Riley)

An email released by WikiLeaks today strongly suggests that Peter Kadzik, the Justice Department official who is involved in the reopened Clinton email probe and a close friend of Clinton campaign chair John Podesta, is a DOJ mole for the Clinton campaign.

In the email from May 19, 2015, Kadzik gave Team Clinton a heads-up about an important hearing that was happening on Capitol Hill that day:

It is noteworthy that the assistant attorney general’s heads-up to the Clinton campaign chair was sent via his private gmail account, rather than his official DOJ account.

That House Judiciary Committee hearing on May 19, 2015, was titled “Monitor Justice Department’s Civil Tax and Environment and Natural Resources,” and as Kadzik mentioned, the head of Justice Department’s civil division, Benjamin Mizer, testified.

Kadzik told Congress on Monday that the agency would “dedicate all necessary resources” to the case, but as someone who is in frequent contact with Clinton’s campaign chair,  he appears to have a major conflict of interest.

According to a new Washington Free Beacon report, Kadzik has donated to the campaigns of both Hillary Clinton and Podesta’s daughter.

A Justice Department spokesman, however, told the Free Beacon that he “is not directly overseeing the investigation and that his job is to respond to inquiries from Congress.”