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Prof. Jake Sullivan Esq.

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June 2016: "Jacob Jeremiah "Jake" Sullivan (born November 28, 1976) is an American policymaker and the top foreign policy advisor to Hillary Clinton's 2016 election campaign.[1] He is widely rumored to be a front-runner for the position of U.S. National Security Advisor under a potential Hillary Clinton administration, should she be elected president in 2016.[2]

Sullivan is also a senior advisor to the U.S. government for the Iran nuclear negotiations and a visiting professor at Yale Law School.[3]

Prior to teaching at Yale, Sullivan was Deputy Assistant to the U.S. President Barack Obama and National Security Advisor to U.S. Vice President Joe Biden.[4] He also served as the Director of Policy Planning at the U.S. Department of State, and as Deputy Chief of Staff to U.S. Secretary of State Hillary Clinton. He was deputy policy director on Hillary Clinton's 2008 presidential primary campaign, and a member of the debate preparation team for Barack Obama's general election campaign."

May 2016: "The audit said three of her closest State Department aides β€” Mills, Abedin and policy chief Jake Sullivan β€” declined interview requests."


RoleNameTypeLast Updated
Organization Executive (past or present) State Department/Department of State (DOS) Organization Jun 1, 2016
Student/Trainee (past or present) Employee/Contractor/Fellow/Freelancer (past or present) Yale University Organization Jun 1, 2016
Colleague/Co-worker of (past or present) Huma Abedin Person Jun 1, 2016
Advisor/Consultant to (past or present) Sen. Joseph R. Biden Jr., Esq. Person Jun 1, 2016
Advisor/Consultant to (past or present) Secretary of State Hillary Rodham Clinton Person Jun 1, 2016
Colleague/Co-worker of (past or present) Cheryl Mills Person Jun 1, 2016
Subordinate of (past or present) Pres. Barack Hussein Obama Esq. Person Jun 1, 2016

Articles and Resources

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May 25, 2016 State Department email audit faults Hillary Clinton

QUOTE: Hillary Clinton and her team ignored clear guidance from the State Department that her email setup broke federal standards and could leave sensitive material vulnerable to hackers, an independent audit has found. Her aides twice brushed aside concerns, in one case telling technical staff β€œthe matter was not to be discussed further.”

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