Riddle: How many foreign donors are there who have put money into the Clinton Foundation?
Hint: Read the title of this blog again.
Answer: Read the following excerpts from Joshua Green\’s and Richard Rubin\’s article for bloomberg.com:
Last week, the New York Times examined Bill Clinton\’s relationship with a Canadian mining financier, Frank Giustra, who has donated millions of dollars to the Clinton Foundation and sits on its board. Clinton, the story suggests, helped Giustra\’s company secure a lucrative uranium-mining deal in Kazakhstan and in return received “a flow of cash” to the Clinton Foundation, including previously undisclosed donations from the company\’s chairman totaling $2.35 million.
“We\’re not trying to hide anything,” he says. There are in fact 1,100 undisclosed donors to the Clinton Foundation, Giustra says, most of them non-U.S. residents who donated to CGEP.
The reason this is a politically explosive revelation is because the Clinton Foundation promised to disclose its donors as a condition of Hillary Clinton becoming secretary of state. Shortly after Barack Obama was elected president in 2008, the Clinton Foundation signed a “memorandum of understanding” with the Obama White House agreeing to reveal its contributors every year. The agreement stipulates that the “Clinton Giustra Sustainable Growth Initiative” (as the charity was then known) is part of the Clinton Foundation and must follow “the same protocols.”
There was a point where I thought the email scandal – Hillary Clinton\’s dumping of God alone knows how many emails relating to her time at the State Department – especially during the Benghazi horror – would do her in.
But with the Clintons – Hillary and Hubby Bubba both – you always have to remember that something worse is just around the corner. And the Clinton Foundation scandal, which we now have been told has 1,100 foreign donors who, you can bet, want something for their $$$, is that (current) thing…..
…..pending, of course, how disastrous Peter Schweizer\’s new book, “Clinton Cash”, turns out to be. It will be available next week (May 5th) and then we\’ll find out if what Mr. Schweizer has to say is even worse than the Clinton Foundation\’s activities.
Most importantly, both financial scandals are the kind of material that even the usually Clinton-adoring mainstream media can\’t duck away from.
No scandal can do irreparable harm if it is buried by media so the public is kept ignorant of it. But this time around, that isn\’t going to happen. Not a chance.
Hillary Clinton inevitable? Believe me, she\’s evitable.