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More Foreign $$ For The Clinton Foundation

- October 30, 2015

 

Despite Widespread Criticism Of Conflicts And Foreign Influence, The Clintons Are Still Cashing In From Foreign Sources

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Yesterday, The Clinton Foundation Announced Its Fundraising Haul For The Third Quarter Of 2015. "The Clinton Foundation announced Thursday that it has raised more money since the start of this year than it had during the same period in 2014, pushing back against suggestions that the family's global charity has been adversely affected by scrutiny associated with Hillary Clinton's presidential run." (Rosalind S. Helderman, "Clinton Foundation Says Donations Are On The Rise," The Washington Post , 10/29/15)

DESPITE CRITICISM, DONATIONS CLOSELY LINKED TO FOREIGN GOVERNMENTS AND OTHER QUESTIONABLE FOREIGN INTERESTS ARE POURING INTO THE FOUNDATION

Earlier This Year, After Facing Criticism For Accepting Foreign Funding, The Clinton Foundation Agreed To Limit Donations From Foreign Governments. "The Clinton Foundation - facing mounting criticism for accepting foreign funding and struggling to raise money for a planned June conference in Greece - has agreed to limit, but not eliminate, donations from foreign governments." (Josh Gerstein, "Clinton Foundation Limits Foreign Donations," Politico, 4/15/15)

But That Didn't Stop A Flood Of Funding From Foreign Sources

As Of September 30, 2015, Attijariwafa Bank Has Donated Between $100,001 And $250,000 To The Clinton Foundation, Including A New Donation In The Third Quarter Of 2015. (Clinton Foundation, Accessed 10/29/15)

  • King Mohammed VI Of Morocco Is Estimated To Have Inherited A 40 Percent Stake In SNI, Which Has A Controlling Stake In Attijariwafa. "From his father, the late King Hassan II, he inherited an estimated 40% stake in Societe Nationale d'Investissement (SNI), a large, formerly state-owned Moroccan investment company that has controlling stakes in the country's largest bank, Attijariwafa, mining company Managem Group, sugar producer Cosumar, dairy firm Centrale Laitiere and other assets." ("Africa's 50 Richest," Forbes, 2014)
  • According To The Attijariwafa Website, As Of June 2013, SNI Owned 47.8 Percent Of The Bank. ("Distribution Of Capital At June 30, 2013," Attijariwafa Bank, Accessed 10/29/15)

As Of September 30, 2015, Turki Al Faisal Al Saud Has Donated Between $100,001 And $250,000 To The Clinton Foundation, Including A New Donation In The Third Quarter Of 2015. (Clinton Foundation, Accessed 10/29/15)

  • Al-Faisal Is A Saudi Royal Family Member And Former Ambassador To The U.S. "Prince Turki al-Faisal, a former ambassador to the U.S. and member of the Saudi royal family who has attended annual meetings of the Clinton Global Initiative, made donations in 2013 and 2014, though exact dates aren't available." (James Grimaldi and Rebecca Ballhaus, "Clinton Charity Tapped Foreign Friends," The Wall Street Journal, 3/19/15)
  • "Prince Turki Met Bill Clinton Decades Ago When Both Were Students At Georgetown University's Foreign-Service School. Prince Turki's Chief Of Staff Didn't Respond To Emails Seeking Comment." (James Grimaldi and Rebecca Ballhaus, "Clinton Charity Tapped Foreign Friends," The Wall Street Journal, 3/19/15)

As Of September 30, 2015, UBS Wealth Management USA Has Donated Between $500,001 And $1,000,000 To The Clinton Foundation, Including A New Donation In The Third Quarter Of 2015. (Clinton Foundation, Accessed 10/29/15)

  • After Hillary Clinton Intervened As Secretary Of State To Help UBS With The IRS, UBS Paid Bill Clinton $1.5 Million For Speeches. "The Swiss bank UBS is one of the biggest, most powerful financial institutions in the world. As secretary of state, Hillary Clinton intervened to help it out with the IRS. And after that, the Swiss bank paid Bill Clinton $1.5 million for speaking gigs. The Wall Street Journal reported all that and more Thursday in an article that highlights huge conflicts of interest that the Clintons have created in the recent past." (Conor Friedersdorf, "Hillary Helps A Bank - And Then It Funnels Millions To The Clintons," The Atlantic , 6/31/15)
  • The Atlantic Headline: "Hillary Helps A Bank - And Then It Funnels Millions To The Clintons" (Conor Friedersdorf, "Hillary Helps A Bank - And Then It Funnels Millions To The Clintons," The Atlantic , 6/31/15)

Standard Chartered Bank Has Donated Between $1,000,001 And $5,000,000 To The Clinton Foundation, Making A New Donation In The Third Quarter Of 2015. (Clinton Foundation, Accessed 10/29/15)

  • Standard Chartered Has Paid $667 Million In Fines For Violating Iran Sanctions, Including An August 2012 Fine From The New York State Department Of Financial Services. "Standard Chartered paid a total $667 million, when all was said and done, to various regulators to settle allegations it violated Iran sanctions. The first half of that fine was levied by the New York State Department of Financial Services in August 2012, and the next month Standard Chartered appeared as a 'meeting sponsor' of the CGI's annual meeting." (Alexandra Jaffe, "Base Wary Of Clinton Foundation's Ties To Troubled Banks," CNN, 3/3/15)
  • The Bank Admitted To Having Handled Over $100 Million For Nations "Against Which The U.S. Had Imposed Sanctions." "In a statement, Standard Chartered admitted it had handled $24 million of transactions on behalf of entities in Iran and a total of $109 million in the other nations against which the U.S. had imposed sanctions." (Chris Isidore, "Standard Chartered Fined $327 Million For Violating Sanctions," CNN Money, 12/10/12)

As Of September 30, 2015, CEFC China Energy Company Ltd Has Donated Between $50,001 And $100,000 To The Clinton Foundation, Making A New Donation In The Third Quarter Of 2015. (Clinton Foundation, Accessed 10/29/15)

  • "The Company Was Founded In 1980 And Is Based In Shanghai, China." ("Company Overview Of CEFC China Energy Company Limited," BloombergBusiness, Accessed 10/29/15)
  • CEFC China Energy Company Ltd Generated RMB 220 Billion (Over $69 Billion) In 2014, With 60 Percent Coming From Crude Oil Or Natural Gas. "In 2014, the revenue generated from CEFC China's main businesses exceeded RMB 220 billion. Financial products, industrial processing, and sales of crude oil and natural gas are the major drivers." ("Corporate Profile," CEFC China, Accessed 10/29/15)

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