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Podesta’s Response To Restaurant Terror Attack That Killed 14: I ‘Had Lobster There’

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Tony Podesta, brother of John Podesta, the chairman of Hillary Clinton’s 2016 presidential campaign, was notified of an Islamist militant attack at a Somalian restaurant in January where at least 14 were killed and replied, “had lobster there.”

“I thought you would be interested in the following story from The Wall Street Journal,” Mark Tavlarides, an employee at Podesta Group, sent in an email revealed by WikiLeaks.

Tavlarides sent it to Tony Podesta, John’s brother and a lobbyist for Podesta Group. Tony then sent it to John.

Tony only responded, “had lobster there”

Gunmen from the terrorist group al-Shabaab exploded a car bomb that was adjacent to two seafood restaurants, according to The Wall Street Journal.

In a coordinated attack, a separate group of gunmen stormed the restaurants from the Indian Ocean waterfront in Mogadishu and established a siege.

(Editor’s note: This post has been updated.)

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