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GOP donor Peter W. Smith's final day: 'It seemed like he had a lot on his mind'

GOP donor Peter W. Smith's final day: 'It seemed like he had a lot on his mind'

Months after he said he'd started to quietly work to contact Russian hackers to look for a cache of Hillary Clinton's emails, Peter W. Smith called the Wall Street Journal on May 4 to explain.

The next day, the longtime Republican operative and donor checked into a hotel near the Mayo Clinic, far from his Chicago-area home, police records show. Smith, 81, would kill himself there 10 days...

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