Michael Froman, who has served as the U.S. Trade Representative since 2013, spent much of his career within the United States Department of the Treasury. After the end of the Clinton administration in 2001, he joined Citigroup where he received more than $7.4 million from January 2008 to 2009.
In 2008, while at Citi, he sent the below email (via Wikileaks) to John Podesta while Podesta was a senior advisor to the Obama Administration. The email asked "Any news on CIA today?"
To: email@example.com, firstname.lastname@example.org, email@example.com
Date: 2008-12-23 20:21
My PTT email seems to be having difficulty, so if you need me, please copy this account too.
Any news on CIA today?Put it this way. I am not surprised.