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Clinton Misleads In Today's Interviews

- June 8, 2016

The Top 5 Clinton Misleading Comments On Her Email Scandal And The Clinton Foundation

#1: CLINTON CLAIMED IT'S NOT POSSIBLE FOR HER TO BE SUBJECT TO AN INDICTMENT OVER THE EMAIL SCANDAL

Clinton Claimed It's Not Possible For Her To Be Subject To An Indictment Over The Email Scandal. FOX NEWS' BRET BAIR: "What basis did you tell this radio station, 1070 radio on Friday, that there is absolutely no possibility of an indictment? Has anybody from the DOJ talked to you or your representatives?" CLINTON: "I will repeat what I said that is not going to happen. There is no basis for it and I'm looking forward to this being wrapped up as soon as possible." (Fox News' "Special Report," 6/8/16)

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But Her Email Use Is The Subject Of An Ongoing FBI Investigation

But The FBI Director Jim Comey Challenged Clinton's Repeated Claim That The FBI Investigation Into Her Email Server Is A "Security Inquiry," Implying The Matter Is Criminal. "The head of the FBI appeared to challenge Hillary Clinton's characterization of the federal investigation into her private email server on Wednesday. Clinton and her allies have repeatedly called the probe a routine 'security inquiry.' But Director James Comey told reporters that that wasn't an accurate description. 'It's in our name. I'm not familiar with the term 'security inquiry,'' Comey said at a roundtable with reporters, according to Politico." (Julian Hattem, "FBI Head Challenges Clinton's Description Of Email Probe," The Hill, 5/11/16)

Just This Week In A Legal Filing, The FBI Requested No Evidence From Clinton's Server Be Released Because It Represented Evidence In It's Ongoing Investigation. "The FBI is treating everything on the private server used to run former Secretary of State Hillary Clinton's personal email account is considered as evidence or potential evidence as part of the federal investigation connected to the machine, the bureau said in a court filing this week." (Julian Hattem, "FBI: Everything On Clinton Is 'Evidence' Or Possible Evidence," The Hill, 6/8/16)

  • FBI Filing: "'[A]ll of the materials retrieved from any electronic equipment obtained from former Secretary Clinton for the investigation are evidence, potential evidence, or information that has not yet been assessed for evidentiary value,' the FBI said in the filing. Release of any of that additional information 'could reasonably be expected to interfere with the pending investigation,' it added." (Julian Hattem, "FBI: Everything On Clinton Is 'Evidence' Or Possible Evidence,"The Hill, 6/8/16)

#2: CLINTON CLAIMED HER PRACTICES WERE NOT EXPLICITLY DISALLOWED, CLAIMING RULES WERE NOT CLARIFIED

Clinton: "The Rules Were Not Clarified And That Both Before Me And After Me For A Period Of Time." CLINTON: "It just didn't even, what they wanted to ask we had already talked about. Talked about in the public arena. And look, I think that report actually -- I think that report actually supported what I have been saying for years. The rules were not clarified." BAIER: "You said hundreds of people knew about the email." CLINTON: "The practice was used by other secretaries of state. I've said it was a mistake. I certainly wouldn't do it again. But I think that you know, it basically pointed out that the rules were not clarified and that both before me and after me for a period of time, secretaries of state had the same practice." (Fox News' "Special Report," 6/8/16)

Clinton's Email Practices Were Clearly Banned By State Department Rules In Place When She Served

NBC News Headline: "Clinton Broke Federal Rules With Email Server, Audit Finds" (Ken Dilanian, "Clinton Broke Federal Rules With Email Server, Audit Finds," NBC News, 5/25/16)

Reuters Headline: "Clinton Email Server Broke Government Rules, Watchdog Finds" (Jonathan Allen, "Clinton Email Server Broke Government Rules, Watchdog Finds," Reuters, 5/25/16)

The Associated Press Headline: "State Dept Audit Faults Clinton In Emails" (Michael Biesecker and Bradley Klapper, "State Dept Audit Faults Clinton In Emails," APNewsBreak, 5/25/16)

The Washington Post Headline: "State Dept. Inspector General Report Sharply Criticizes Clinton's Email Practices" (Rosalind Helderman and Tom Hamburger, "State Dept. Inspector General Report Sharply Criticizes Clinton's Email Practices," The Washington Post , 5/25/16)

The New York Times Headline: "Hillary Clinton Is Criticized For Private Emails In State Dept. Review" (Steven Lee Myers, "Hillary Clinton Is Criticized For Private Emails In State Dept. Review,"The New York Times, 5/25/16)

NBC News Headline: "Clinton Broke Federal Rules With Email Server, Audit Finds" (Ken Dilanian, "Clinton Broke Federal Rules With Email Server, Audit Finds," NBC News, 5/25/16)

Reuters Headline: "Clinton Email Server Broke Government Rules, Watchdog Finds" (Jonathan Allen, "Clinton Email Server Broke Government Rules, Watchdog Finds," Reuters, 5/25/16)

CNN Headline: "State Department Report Slams Clinton Email Use" (Ryan Browne and Evan Perez, "State Department Report Slams Clinton Email Use," CNN, 5/25/16)

Regulations Implemented In 2005 Prohibited The Use Of A Personal Server To Conduct Government Business On A Regular Basis. " The Department's current policy, implemented in 2005, is that normal day-to-day operations should be conducted on an authorized Automated Information System (AIS), which 'has the proper level of security control to … ensure confidentiality, integrity, and availability of the resident information.' The FAM defines an AIS as an assembly of hardware, software, and firmware used to electronically input, process, store, and/or output data." ("Office Of The Secretary: Evaluation Of Email Records Management And Cybersecurity Requirements," State Department Office Of Inspector General, 5/25/16)

According To The OIG, The State Department's Response To Ambassador Gration's Use Of A Personal Email On A Daily Basis Is How The Department Would Normally Respond To Such Behavior. "OIG identified many examples of staff using personal email accounts to conduct official business; however, OIG could only identify three cases where officials used non-Departmental systems on an exclusive basis for day-to-day operations. These include former Secretaries Powell and Clinton, as well as Jonathan Scott Gration, a former Ambassador to Kenya. Although the former Ambassador was not a member of the Office of the Secretary, the Department's response to his actions demonstrates how such usage is normally handled when Department cybersecurity officials become aware of it." ("Office Of The Secretary: Evaluation Of Email Records Management And Cybersecurity Requirements," State Department Office Of Inspector General, 5/25/16)

  • Gration Left His Position As U.S. Ambassador To Kenya Shortly Before An OIG Report Was Released That Was Highly Critical Of Him And Cited His Repeated Use Of Unsecure Internet Technology. "The U.S. ambassador to Kenya, J. Scott Gration, a close adviser and friend of President Obama, announced his resignation Friday, weeks before the scheduled release of a U.S. government audit highly critical of his leadership at the embassy. Gration did not provide specific reasons for moving on from what he described as 'his dream job.' But in an e-mailed statement, he said that 'differences with Washington regarding my leadership style and certain priorities lead me to believe that it's now time to leave.' The audit by the State Department Office of Inspector General found that Gration repeatedly violated diplomatic security protocols at the embassy by using unsecured Internet connections despite warnings, according to a former State Department Africa Bureau official who has seen a draft of the report." (Susdarsan Raghavan, "U.S. Ambassador To Kenya J. Scott Gration Resigns Over 'Differences' With Washington," The Washington Post , 6/29/12)

" State Department Regulations Mandated Normal Day-To-Day Operations Should Be Conducted On Department Equipment, But Clinton Failed To Do So And OIG Found No Evidence That Clinton Ever Sought Permission For Her Set Up. " Throughout Secretary Clinton's tenure, the FAM stated that normal day-to-day operations should be conducted on an authorized AIS, yet OIG found no evidence that the Secretary requested or obtained guidance or approval to conduct official business via a personal email account on her private server." ("Office Of The Secretary: Evaluation Of Email Records Management And Cybersecurity Requirements," State Department Office Of Inspector General, 5/25/16)

#3: CLINTON IGNORED HER SIGNATURE SWEARING NOT TO MISHANDLE MARKED OR UNMARKED CLASSIFIED INFORMATION

Clinton Claimed No Knowledge Of Pledging Not To Mishandle Unmarked Classified Information. BAIER: "Secretary Clinton, you said you sent or received nothing that was marked classified. But you did sign a Nondisclosure Agreement, an NDA, in 2009 that said markings don't matter whether it's marked or unmarked. Do you remember signing that?" CLINTON: "No, I do not. But the fact is, nothing that I sent or received was marked classified and nothing has been demonstrated to contradict that." (Fox News' " Special Report," 6/8/16)

Clinton Signed Form SF-312 Pledging Under Penalty Of Perjury Not To Mishandle Classified Information, Mark Or Unmarked

According To State Department Officials, The State Department Would Not Have Approved Clinton's Exclusive Use Of Personal Email Because Of Existing Prohibitions Against It And Security Risks. "However, according to these officials, DS and IRM did not-and would not-approve her exclusive reliance on a personal email account to conduct Department business, because of the restrictions in the FAM and the security risks in doing so." ("Office Of The Secretary: Evaluation Of Email Records Management And Cybersecurity Requirements," State Department Office Of Inspector General, 5/25/16)

On January 22, 2009, Hillary Clinton Signed A Classified Information Non-Disclosure Agreement That Was Supposed To Prevent Her From Transmitting Classified Information. (Hillary Clinton, Classified Information Non-Disclosure Agreement, 1/22/09, State Department Release, FOIA # F-2015-05069, 11/5/15)

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As Part Of The Agreement Clinton Acknowledged That "Classified Information Is Marked Or Marked Or Unmarked Classified Information." (Hillary Clinton, Classified Information Non-Disclosure Agreement, 1/22/09, State Department Release, FOIA # F-2015-05069, 11/5/15)

Clinton's Secret Server Contained Unmarked But Highly Classified Information, Exceeding "Top Secret"

The New York Times Headline: "Hillary Clinton Email Said To Include Material Exceeding 'Top Secret'" (Mark Mazzetti, "Hillary Clinton Email Said To Include Material Exceeding 'Top Secret,'" The New York Times , 1/19/16)

Clinton's Secret Server Even Contained Intelligence From Special Access Programs (SAP). " Hillary Clinton's emails on her unsecured, homebrew server contained intelligence from the U.S. government's most secretive and highly classified programs, according to an unclassified letter from a top inspector general to senior lawmakers. Fox News exclusively obtained the text of the unclassified letter, sent Jan. 14 from Intelligence Community Inspector General I. Charles McCullough III. It laid out the findings of a recent comprehensive review by intelligence agencies that identified "several dozen" additional classified emails -- including specific intelligence known as 'special access programs' (SAP)." (Catherine Herridge And Pamela Browne, "Inspector General: Clinton Emails Had Intel From Most Secretive, Classified Programs," Fox News , 1/19/16)

Intelligence From "Secret Access Programs" Is Even More Sensitive Than Intelligence Designated "Top Secret. " "Intelligence from a 'special access program,' or SAP, is even more sensitive than that designated as 'top secret' - as were two emails identified last summer in a random sample pulled from Clinton's private server she used as secretary of state." (Catherine Herridge And Pamela Browne, "Inspector General: Clinton Emails Had Intel From Most Secretive, Classified Programs," Fox News , 1/19/16)

#4: CLINTON CLAIMED HER PRACTICES WERE IN LINE WITH HER PREDECESSORS

Clinton: "The Rules Were Not Clarified And That Both Before Me And After Me For A Period Of Time, Secretaries Of State Had The Same Practice." CLINTON: "It just didn't even, what they wanted to ask we had already talked about. Talked about in the public arena. And look, I think that report actually -- I think that report actually supported what I have been saying for years. The rules were not clarified." BAIER: "You said hundreds of people knew about the email." CLINTON: "The practice was used by other secretaries of state. I've said it was a mistake. I certainly wouldn't do it again. But I think that you know, it basically pointed out that the rules were not clarified and that both before me and after me for a period of time, secretaries of state had the same practice." (Fox News' "Special Report," 6/8/16)

But The Claim Has Been Fact Checked As Inaccurate

Clinton's Claim That Her "Predecessors Did The Same Thing" With A Secret Server Has Been Rated As Mostly False By PolitiFact. "Clinton said, regarding her State Department email practices, 'my predecessors did the same thing.' This is a misleading claim chiefly because only one prior secretary of state regularly used email, Colin Powell. Powell did use a personal email address for government business, however he did not use a private server kept at his home, as Clinton did. We rate this claim Mostly False." (Lauren Carroll, "Hillary Clinton Said 'My Predecessors Did The Same Thing,' With Email" PolitiFact , 3/9/16)

#5: CLINTON DOWNPLAYED THE CLINTON FOUNDATION'S WIDESPREAD FAILURE TO DISCLOSE DONORS AND COMPLY WITH IRS REGULATIONS

Clinton Said That There Have Only Been "One Or Two" Instances That Slipped Through The Cracks…" CNN'S ANDERSON COOPER: "Trump has said he is clearly going to focus on the Clinton Foundation. Last night said the Russians, Saudis, Chinese all gave money to the Foundation and got favorable treatment in return. The Foundation has raised huge sums of money for worthy causes, it's always not been transparent though. Tens of millions of dollars from come from a Canadian partnership so that the donors could remain secret, there was a large donation from Algeria not submitted to State Department for approval. If you are President, will your husband divest himself of any association with the Foundation?" CLINTON: "Well, Anderson, we will cross that bridge if and when we come to it, let me just try to set the record straight. We had absolutely overwhelming disclosure. Were there one or two instances that slipped through the cracks? Yes. But was the overwhelming amount of anything that anybody gave the Foundation disclosed, absolutely." (CNN, 6/8/16)

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Despite The Agreement, The Clinton Health Access Initiative (CHAI) Failed To Disclose Donors

CNN Headline: "Clinton Foundation: 'Yes, We Made Mistakes'" (Dan Merica and Theodore Schleifer, "Clinton Foundation: 'Yes, We Made Mistakes,'" CNN, 4/27/15)

  • Clinton Foundation CEO Maura Pally Wrote: "Yes, We Made Mistakes, As Many Organizations Of Our Size Do, But We Are Acting Quickly To Remedy Them…" "In a blog post out Sunday, Foundation acting CEO Maura Pally reaffirmed its commitment to transparency, but nevertheless said some errors had occurred. 'Yes, we made mistakes, as many organizations of our size do, but we are acting quickly to remedy them, and have taken steps to ensure they don't happen in the future,' Pally wrote." (Dan Merica and Theodore Schleifer, "Clinton Foundation: 'Yes, We Made Mistakes,'" CNN, 4/27/15)

These Failures Make CHAI "A Prominent Symbol Of The Broken Political Promise And Subsequent Lack Of Accountability Underlying The Charity-Related Controversies That Are Dogging Clinton As She Embarks On Her Campaign For President." "The failures make the Clinton Health Access Initiative, which is headquartered on Dorchester Avenue in South Boston, and goes by the acronym CHAI, a prominent symbol of the broken political promise and subsequent lack of accountability underlying the charity-related controversies that are dogging Clinton as she embarks on her campaign for president." (Annie Linskey, "Clinton Charity Never Provided Foreign Donor Data," The Boston Globe , 4/30/15)

Reuters Headline: "Exclusive: Despite Hillary Clinton Promise, Charity Did Not Disclose Donors" (Jonathan Allen, "Exclusive: Despite Hillary Clinton Promise, Charity Did Not Disclose Donors," Reuters , 3/19/15)

Reuters Found That The Foundation's "Flagship Health Program" Stopped Making Annual Donor Disclosures In 2010. "But in a breach of the pledge, the charity's flagship health program, which spends more than all of the other foundation initiatives put together, stopped making the annual disclosure in 2010, Reuters has found." (Jonathan Allen, "Exclusive: Despite Hillary Clinton Promise, Charity Did Not Disclose Donors," Reuters , 3/19/15)

CHAI Released Only A Partial Donor List For The First Time In 2015 And Called Its Failure To Disclose Its Donors In The Past "An Oversight." "CHAI, which is best known for helping to reduce the cost of drugs for people with HIV in the developing world, published a partial donor list for the first time only this year. CHAI should have published the names during 2010-2013, when Clinton was in office, CHAI spokeswoman Maura Daley acknowledged this week. 'Not doing so was an oversight which we made up for this year,' she told Reuters in an email when asked why it had not published any donor lists until a few weeks ago." (Jonathan Allen, "Exclusive: Despite Hillary Clinton Promise, Charity Did Not Disclose Donors," Reuters , 3/19/15)

CHAI Failed To Submit Foreign Government Donations For Ethics Vetting During Clinton's Tenure As Secretary

The Clinton Foundation Pledged To Allow The State Department To Review Any New Or Increased Donations From Foreign Governments. "The Reuters inquiries also raised questions about a second assurance Hillary Clinton made to the Obama administration: that the State Department would be able to review any new or increased contributions to CHAI by foreign governments while she served as the nation's top diplomat. The Clintons said the pledge was intended to defuse accusations that foreign governments might use such donations to earn favors." (Jonathan Allen, "Exclusive: Despite Hillary Clinton Promise, Charity Did Not Disclose Donors," Reuters, 3/19/15)

But "The Clinton Health Access Initiative Never Submitted Information On Any Foreign Donations To State Department Lawyers For Review During Clinton's Tenure From 2009 To 2013…" "The Clinton Health Access Initiative never submitted information on any foreign donations to State Department lawyers for review during Clinton's tenure from 2009 to 2013, Maura Daley, the organization's spokeswoman, acknowledged to the Globe this week." (Annie Linskey, "Clinton Charity Never Provided Foreign Donor Data," The Boston Globe , 4/30/15)

The Clinton Foundation Failed To Submit For Vetting New Contributions From Algeria

"The Clinton Foundation Failed To Submit A $500,000 Donation From The Algerian Government To The State Department For Approval Under An Ethics Agreement Put In Place As Hillary Clinton Was Being Confirmed As Secretary Of State…" "The Clinton Foundation failed to submit a $500,000 donation from the Algerian government to the State Department for approval under an ethics agreement put in place as Hillary Clinton was being confirmed as secretary of state, a foundation spokesman acknowledged Wednesday." (Josh Gerstein, "Foreign Donation Slipped Clinton Vetting Process," Politico, 2/26/15)

  • "Foundation Officials Acknowledged They Should Have Sought Approval In 2010 From The State Department Ethics Office, As Required By The Agreement For New Government Donors, Before Accepting A $500,000 Donation From The Algerian Government." (Rosalind S. Helderman and Tom Hamburger, "Foreign Governments Gave Millions To Foundation While Clinton Was At State Dept.," The Washington Post , 2/25/15)

Clinton's Ethics Agreement Allowed Foreign Governments To Continue Supporting Existing Programs, But New Or Increased Donations Had To Be Vetted By The State Department. "Under the deal, those four entities could continue to accept funds from foreign governments already supporting those programs, but any material increases in donations and any donations from new countries were supposed to be submitted for review by State Department ethics officials." (Josh Gerstein, "Foreign Donation Slipped Clinton Vetting Process," Politico, 2/26/15)

Clinton Guistra Enterprise Partnership Has Failed To Disclosure Donors

The Clinton Guistra Enterprise Partnership (CGEP) Was Established By Bill Clinton And Frank Guistra. "The Clinton Giustra Enterprise Partnership was established by President Bill Clinton and Canadian philanthropist Frank Giustra, combining the best of non-profit and for-profit approaches to create new enterprises that capitalize market opportunities to generate social impact by addressing existing market gaps in developing country supply or distribution chains." ("About Us," Clinton Guistra Enterprise Partnership, Accessed 2/11/16)

CGEP Is A Canadian Charity, Which Moves "Significant Sums Of Money Into The Clinton Foundation's Flagship In New York." "Canadian charity called the Clinton Giustra Enterprise Partnership-which is run by one of Bill Clinton's close friends, Frank Giustra-has been moving significant sums of money into the Clinton Foundation's flagship in New York." (Ken Silverstein, "Shaky Foundations," Harper's Magazine, 11/18/15)

There Is No Way To Know Exactly How Much Money CGEP Has Taken In, Because Canadian Non-Profit Law Says Charities Do Not Need To Report Donors. "There's no way for the public to know precisely how much total money the CGEP has taken in over the years-or how much it has forwarded on to the Clinton Foundation-because, unlike in the United States, under Canadian non-profit law charities don't need to report donors to tax authorities." (Ken Silverstein, "Shaky Foundations," Harper's Magazine, 11/18/15)

  • In 2015, Under Pressure From The Press, CGEP Released The Names Of 24 Donors, But More Than 1,000 Are Still Unknown. " Earlier this year, after being severely criticized by the Canadian press, the CGEP released the names of twenty-four of its donors, but more than 1,000 are still unknown. (CGEP wrote in an email that 'going forward [it] will publicly disclose all future donors.')" (Ken Silverstein, "Shaky Foundations," Harper's Magazine, 11/18/15)

According To Investigative Reporting From Harper's Ken Silverstein, Clinton Giustra Enterprise Partnership Has Received Money From Corrupt Officials In South Africa During The Former Regime Of Jacob Zuma And From Senior Officials In Equatorial Guinea. "One money-laundering expert and former intelligence officer based in the Middle East-who had access to the foundation's confidential banking information-told me that members of the royal family in Middle Eastern countries, including Kuwait and the United Arab Emirates, have donated money to the CGEP that has then been sluiced through to the Clinton Foundation. He told me that the CGEP has received money from corrupt officials in South Africa during the former regime of Jacob Zuma and from senior officials in Equatorial Guinea, one of the most brutal and crooked dictatorships in the world." (Ken Silverstein, "Shaky Foundations," Harper's Magazine, 11/18/15)

  • Through The Clinton Guistra Enterprise Partnership, Foreign Governments Can Launder Money Into The United States To Buy Political Protection. "'Equatorial Guinea doesn't give to the Clinton Foundation in New York because it's too embarrassing,' [a money-laundering expert and former intelligence officer] said. 'They give the money anonymously in Canada and that buys them political protection in the United States. The Clinton Foundation is a professionally structured money-laundering operation.'" (Ken Silverstein, "Shaky Foundations," Harper's Magazine, 11/18/15)
  • The Clinton Foundation May Have Violated Treasury Department Money-Laundering Rules By Not Disclosing An Account Linked To The CGEP On It's Past Eight Tax Returns. "There are other signs that the Clintons and their foundation may have violated federal, state, and international law. Under Treasury Department money-laundering rules, the Clinton Foundation is required to disclose every financial account it holds abroad. It has failed to disclose an account linked to the CGEP on its past eight tax returns." (Ken Silverstein, "Shaky Foundations," Harper's Magazine, 11/18/15)

The Clinton Foundation Failed To Disclose $26.4 Million In Speaking Honoraria, Only Revealing The Money When Pressed On The Matter

Politico Headline: "New Clinton Speech Disclosures Reveal Foundation's Take" (Josh Gerstein, "New Clinton Speech Disclosure Reveal Foundation's Take," Politico , 5/21/15)

In May 2015, The Clinton Foundation Reported That It Has Received As Much As $26 Million In Previously Undisclosed Speaking Fees. "The Clinton Foundation reported Thursday that it has received as much as $26.4 million in previously undisclosed payments from major corporations, universities, foreign sources and other groups … The money was paid as fees for speeches by Bill, Hillary and Chelsea Clinton. Foundation officials said the funds were tallied internally as "revenue" rather than donations, which is why they had not been included in the public listings of its contributors published as part of the 2008 agreement." (Rosalind Helderman and Tom Hamburger, "Clinton Foundation Reveals Up To $26 Million In Additional Payments," The Washington Post , 5/21/15)

  • "The Clinton Foundation Confirmed Thursday That It Received As Much As $26.4 Million In Previously Unreported Payments From Foreign Governments And Corporations For Speeches Given By The Clintons." (Alexandra Jaffe and Dan Merica, "Clinton Foundation Didn't Disclose As Much As $26M In Speaking Fees," CNN, 5/21/15)

The Disclosure Came As The Foundation Faced Questions "Over Whether It Fully Complied With A 2008 Ethics Agreement To Reveal Its Donors And Whether Any Of Its Funding Sources Present Conflicts Of Interest. "The disclosure came as the foundation faced questions over whether it fully complied with a 2008 ethics agreement to reveal its donors and whether any of its funding sources present conflicts of interest for Hillary Rodham Clinton as she begins her presidential campaign." (Rosalind Helderman and Tom Hamburger, "Clinton Foundation Reveals Up To $26 Million In Additional Payments," The Washington Post , 5/21/15)

  • The Disclosure Of Speaking Fees Was "The Latest In A String Of Admissions From The Foundation That It Didn't Always Abide By A 2008 Ethics Agreement To Disclose Its Funding Sources Publicly." "It's the latest in a string of admissions from the foundation that it didn't always abide by a 2008 ethics agreement to disclose its funding sources publicly. That agreement, penned as Hillary Clinton became secretary of state, is certain to continue the headache that the foundation's work and donors have become for Clinton as she makes another run at the White House." (Alexandra Jaffe and Dan Merica, "Clinton Foundation Didn't Disclose As Much As $26M In Speaking Fees," CNN, 5/21/15)

The Filings Also Revealed That The Clinton's Failed To Disclose Honorariums Directly From Foreign Governments And Other Foreign Sources

Bill Clinton Was Paid Between $250,000 And $500,000 For A Speech By The Energy Ministry In Thailand. "There was one entity clearly associated with a foreign government that provided speaking fees, of $250,000 to $500,000 for a speech by Bill Clinton: The energy ministry in Thailand." (Rosalind Helderman and Tom Hamburger, "Clinton Foundation Reveals Up To $26 Million In Additional Payments," The Washington Post , 5/21/15)

According To The Disclosure, Bill Clinton Was Also Paid Up Between $250,000 And $500,000 To Speak At An Event Organized With Support Of The Government Of Qatar. "The U.S. Islamic World Forum also provided $250,000 to $500,000 to the foundation for a speech by Bill Clinton, according to the new disclosure. The event was organized in part by the Brookings Institution with support from the government of Qatar." (Rosalind Helderman And Tom Hamburger, "Clinton Foundation Reveals Up To $26 Million In Additional Payments," The Washington Post , 5/21/15)

Hillary Clinton Was Paid Between $250,000 And $500,000 For A Speech By The Telmex Foundation, Which Was Founded By Mexican Billionaire Carlos Slim. "The Telmex Foundation, founded by Mexican billionaire Carlos Slim, provided between $250,000 and $500,000 for a speech by Hillary Clinton." (Rosalind Helderman and Tom Hamburger, "Clinton Foundation Reveals Up To $26 Million In Additional Payments," The Washington Post , 5/21/15)

A South Korean Energy And Chemicals Conglomerate Paid Bill Clinton Between $500,000 And $1,000,000 For A Speech. "They included the South Korean energy and chemicals conglomerate Hanwha, which paid $500,000 to $1,000,000 for a speech by Bill Clinton." (Rosalind Helderman and Tom Hamburger, "Clinton Foundation Reveals Up To $26 Million In Additional Payments," The Washington Post , 5/21/15)

China Real Estate Development Corp. Paid Bill Clinton Between $250,000 And $500,000 For A Speech. "China Real Estate Development Corp. paid the foundation between $250,000 and $500,000 for a speech by the former president." (Rosalind Helderman and Tom Hamburger, "Clinton Foundation Reveals Up To $26 Million In Additional Payments," The Washington Post , 5/21/15)

Qatar First Bank Paid Bill Clinton Between $250,000 And $500,000 For A Speech. "The Qatar First Investment Bank, now known as the Qatar First Bank, paid fees in a similar range. The bank is described by Persian Gulf financial press as specializing in high-net-worth clients." (Rosalind Helderman and Tom Hamburger, "Clinton Foundation Reveals Up To $26 Million In Additional Payments," The Washington Post , 5/21/15)


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