Heading for the Hil: Huma, Podesta clean out their desks at Clinton’s Brooklyn Heights HQ

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Sense of Huma: Hillary Clinton’s top aide Huma Abedin and campaign chairman John Podesta came to pick up their stuff from the campaign’s headquarters at 1 Pierrepont Plaza after Clinton’s concession speech on Nov. 9.
Loading out: Clinton campaign staffers pack up the campaign’s Brooklyn headquarters on the morning after her defeat.
Exit strategy: What’s in the coolers?

Brooklyn Heights is out of Huma.

Hillary Clinton’s embattled top aide Huma Abedin and campaign chairman John Podesta dropped by the losing presidential candidate’s headquarters at 1 Pierrepont Plaza on Wednesday afternoon to clean out their desks, shortly after Clinton gave her concession speech.

Hours earlier, somber staffers began emptying out the office, hugging and crying as they began vacating the campaign’s nerve center.

Clinton’s team has been working out of tony Cadman Plaza West building as their office since April last year, and the location quickly became a popular target for protests aimed at the former New York senator — although Clinton was said to be an infrequent guest, generally working out of her own office in Manhattan.

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Updated 10:17 pm, July 9, 2018
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Reasonable discourse

good riddens from USA says:
We are saved from Hillary and all her Clinton Foundation entanglements.

Let's see how much the nasty woman smiles now. It will be back to the old Hillary that didn't know how to smile. Do you remember her? I do!

Time to challenge the corrupt system that folks like Clinton's embraced and worked so well.

Onward Dancer...up, up, and away : )
Nov. 10, 2016, 6:19 pm
Bernie from flatbush says:
I told you so
Nov. 10, 2016, 11:19 pm
Jj from Bed Stuy says:
Wait! I want the intelligent, sane people to not go.
Nov. 11, 2016, 12:36 am
old time brooklyn from slope says:
never count the chickens until the eggs are hatched
Nov. 11, 2016, 4:14 am
Ally from Brooklyn says:
Brooklyn's with Trump!
Nov. 11, 2016, 7:04 am
Ms. Me from Bay Ridge says:
Podesta's email convo about Catholicism is what turned Pennsylvania for Trump. No doubt about it!
Nov. 11, 2016, 9:42 am
Ms. Me from Bay Ridge says:
She is pretty hot, I'd eat the corn out of her dookie.
Nov. 11, 2016, 12:49 pm
Cara from Brooklyn Heights says:
I will miss Hillary's team at 1 Pierrepont. It was fun and positive to ride the elevators with them for 18 months. The Mosaic of Brooklyn is for Hillary! And Bernie! For positive healthy change not racism, not fear and not for attacking of our fellow humans. We need to listen to each other now and stop the attacks. That helps nothing. Please do not cause more hurt.
Nov. 11, 2016, 12:50 pm
Bertrand from Cobble Hill says:
The long dark days of the Clinton Crime Syndicate came to a shocking sudden end on Tuesday. Hillary should go to jail but just going away is good enough. And, Hillary, you can slam the door behind you.
Nov. 11, 2016, 12:57 pm
Typical Liberals from Park Slope says:
Cara from Brooklyn Heights: Why is racism, fear and attacking humans ALWAYS the go to argument. Yes DJT is impulsive (and I don't like everything he says) but I also think that HALF the country voted for Trump BECAUSE OF HIS IDEAS and not your feelings on racism, etc... Sure a small minority will always be racist but I know that to be true of every side. Thinking vs Feeling? I choose thought!
Nov. 11, 2016, 1:18 pm
Ann from Boerum Hill says:
As long as we have a two-party system, we will be setting ourselves up for constant division among peoples. We should be voting for the best person. In this case, the person with the most votes did not win. Idealistic thoughts now for the two parties to work together, will not happen. Trump may ultimately show us he's not the Republican he claims to be. The reality show continues.
Nov. 11, 2016, 1:36 pm
Ann from Boerum Hill says:
This website re. the power of the Electoral College might interest some people:
Nov. 11, 2016, 1:43 pm
Ms. Me from Bay Ridge says:
Hey la hey la my boyfriend's back -- and reported again. Twice.
Nov. 11, 2016, 1:50 pm
Andrew Porter from Brooklyn Heights says:
Ann, consider using "Tiny URL" in the future, to shorten those links. Google it.

Ally, if you look at the map of who voted where, you can see that the only places in Brooklyn that went for Trump were in Borough Park.

And this morning, the Prez-elect Tweeted out that the demonstrators here and across the country were paid stooges of the media. This is not the sort of thing one would expect from the guy who won the Presidency. Or is it, *sigh*?
Nov. 11, 2016, 1:55 pm
Ms. Me from Bay Ridge says:
So sorry I don't match your total, mister. That's what makes you such a positive fellow, if you get my drift.
Nov. 11, 2016, 2:08 pm
Ann from Boerum Hill says:
Thank you Andrew, here's the tiny url:

I learned something today!
Check it out...growing very fast.
Nov. 11, 2016, 2:22 pm
Tal Barzilai from Pleasantville, NY says:
One of the main reasons why Hillary won my vote was mostly having to elect a more serious candidate, which is what she was compared to The Donald from my perspective. Another reason was because I felt that it was time for a woman president and several countries already have them including Israel, where I was born in. Nevertheless, I won't feel bad if Trump messes up because I didn't vote for him. Whenever such a thing will happen, and it probably will, I can always say, "Don't look at me, I voted for Hillary." I feel that the main reason he won mostly had to do with just wanting someone who wasn't already part of the system hence the hype, but I feel that he will crash and burn once that's all over.
Nov. 11, 2016, 3:25 pm
John from Williamsburg says:
The Midwest, outside of the metropolitan areas, have no real access to informative news via TV or newspapers. And we know people have a greater tendency to insulate themselves from outside sources via the Internet.
Nov. 12, 2016, 8:41 am
FLAT rate Upstart from Miami Beach says:
I hate to say I told you so people and communities who might have protested in the streets on what the Universe permitted to be lifted up. I agree we don't always have all the answers. When one practices looking at the big picture instead of playing around with their blogs, and key logging muses. People have to finally confess: we do not know everything and we might actually be wrong about the times and what's standing before us.
Turning on your family at this American outcome isn't the right thing to do and paints many much more swinish. You have to accept that although some of us are a little rough around the edges the polish of correction and rebuke is SOUND, and long coming. One can't stay shallow hiding behind liberal beliefs that actually are not beliefs but fears. Having a favorite idol here and there doesn't make you part of any community for very long: eventually you will have to come to the community meeting. Erm, are we having to be on the same page when desiring to live loving one another knowing about our differences? Trust me when some bother goes missing, you going to remember their odd ball kwerks, your going to miss those you claim to hate if they should go missing ~admit it? As for what some have said ever so bluntly: if it doesn't apply let it fly. Donald Trump isn't talking to everyone people if your feeling insulted: the trolls know who they are whom are faking it. The bottom line is: interns are not going to be able to do the dirty work for their supervisors no matter what threats come down on them and the credits they need to graduate. Many will have a lot to explain for getting people to sign contracts to uphold their blatant mission statements instead of following federal laws.
As for people insulating themselves: sooner or later people will have to be held accountable when the mighty colander will start to shake all of the rubble away. lol
As for the '$6M Dollar man' people will have to pay attention and be actually vigilant when others attempt to scapegoat them over (a long course of time). As far as public corruption: the best hiding place is in front of everybody's face. Sooner or later the quagmire stinks no matter what upgrade landscaping drums up!
Nov. 14, 2016, 11:53 am

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