WikiLeaks: White House Wanted Bill Clinton to Pressure Tsipras into Accepting Greek Debt Deal

Prime Minister of Greece Alexis Tsipras (L) speaks with former President Bill Clinton during the Clinton Global Initiative annual meeting  in New York on September 27, 2015. AFP PHOTO/JOSHUA LOTT        (Photo credit should read Joshua LOTT/AFP/Getty Images)
One of the messages in the latest WikiLeaks publication of Hillary Clinton emails is a July 2015 request from John Podesta, a close Clinton ally who is now Hillary’s campaign chairman, to the office of Bill Clinton, asking him to pressure Greek Prime Minister Alexis Tsipras into accepting the European Union’s debt deal.