Skip to comments.Released Hillary e-mails show how Clinton Foundation donors bought themselves State Dept. access
Posted on 10/06/2015 8:34:55 AM PDT by Sean_Anthony
No wonder Hillary is getting so aggressive in her attacks on the Benghazi committee
Its really not hard to put this together. On the one hand, youve got a highly ambitious, money-grubbing politician who is obsessed with becoming president - but who has to settle for Secretary of State because actually getting elected proves difficult when youre an unappealing and totally inept candidate. On the other hand, youve got this persons ex-husband - oh, sorry, ex-president husband - who along with her has set up a global charity that rakes in big dollars from the most influential people in the world. The very same people who are likely to come before the State Department with all kinds of issues.
So who do you think is going to get the quickest attention from the Secretary of State? Perhaps the very same people who are lining her pockets via this shameless Foundation? Youd presume that if you have a lick of sense, but you would also welcome evidence that proves it. And now we have it, via the latest release of the Hillary e-mails she so desperately tried to keep out of the public eye.
The Washington Post reports on the pattern these e-mails reveal. People who gave generously received generous attention from the Secretary of State:
This e-mail scandal has always been about a cover up for her fraudulent activities in her foundations while she was secretary of state. Period.
That's been my working theory as well.
REALITY CHECK---The Hillary-Goldman Sachs connection.
Then-US Sens Clinton and Corzine. Corzine was fresh out of Goldman Sachs executive suite, buying his NJ Senate seat office for $65 million; then buying the NJ governorship. Out of office, Corzine ran a hedge fund where $1.5 B went missing. Corzine hired Bill Clinton @ $50,000 a month.
Chelsea's husband runs a hedge fund that is propped-up by Goldman Sachs---and gained access to bigtime Wall Street investors w/ ties to the Clintons and the Clinton Foundation.
Back in 2011, Mezvinsky, now 37, and two former Goldman Sachs colleagues Bennett Grau and Mark Mallon began raising money for Mezvinsky's Eaglevale Partners LP hedge fund.
Some of Hillary's SIL's investors included Goldman Sachs CEO Lloyd Blankfein. Blankfein, a slavish Democrat supporter, said he had "always been a fan of Hillary Clinton."
The WSJ reports extensively on Eaglevale's underperformance since its inception and Mezvinsky's mediocre investing and strategizing.
Chelsea and hubby Marc Mezvinsky's $10 million condo w/ pricey furnishings, and monthly upkeep in the stratosphere. Luckily the two parasites are propped up w/ CGI income...and Goldman Sachs.
Wall Street continues to support the Clinton Foundation. Goldman Sachs had given before, either directly or through their own foundations and made new contributions.
Hillary's hypocrisy knows no bounds. This "champion of the middle class continues her phony jihad against Wall Street.....even calling for prosecuting executives and companies for financial crimes.
Nonetheless, Wall Street continues to support the Clinton Foundation. Goldman Sachs had given before, either directly or through their own foundations and made new contributions.
WRT the sell-off of strategic US uranium assets the NYT reported
on uranium investors who also donated to the Clinton Foundation:
Canadian Frank Giustra--globe-trotting pal of Bill---donated $31.3 million and a pledge for $100 million more to the Clinton Foundation. Giustra built a company that later merged with Uranium One. Seems to have facilitated the uranium sell-off.
Canadian Ian Telfer--donated $2.35 million to the Clinton Foundation. Mining investor who was chairman of Uranium One when an arm of the Russian government, Rosatom, acquired it.
Paul Reynolds--donated $1 million to $5 million to the Clinton Foundation Adviser on 2007 UrAsia-Uranium One merger. Later helped raise $260 million for the company.
Frank Holmes---donated $250,000 to $500,000 to the Clinton Foundation. Chief Executive of U.S. Global Investors Inc., which held $4.7 million in Uranium One shares in the first quarter of 2011.
Canadian Neil Woodyer---Founded Endeavour Mining with Giustra--donated $50,000 to $100,000 to the Clinton Foundation. Adviser to Uranium One.
GMP Securities Ltd.---Donating portion of profits to the Clinton Foundation. Worked on debt issue that raised $260 million for Uranium One.
The avaricious Clinton Foundation picked the pockets of countless entities.....all salivating for payback when (and if) Hillary wields the presidential pen.
JUST FOR STARTERS Some Clinton Foundation donors and board members shady dealings and criminal convictions are legendary. The blockbuster Clinton Cash book details the buck-raking couples sordid circle.
The SEC charged a Clinton Foundation trustee with misallocating $9.5M from his database company. Shareholders sued for using the company jet to fly the Clintons around and paying Bill Clinton a $3M consulting fee.
A Clinton Foundation trustee was accused of paying Bahraini executives (roughly $52 million) to win sales contracts for US-based Alcoa which later settled with the DOJ for $384M.
A Clinton Foundation trustee donated to Hillarys campaigns...gave the Clintons millions in honoraria and millions more to the foundation. The trustee was arrested for allegedly defrauding a bank. He pleaded guilty in a Bklyn court to funneling more than $180,000 in illegal contributions to three federal candidates, Hillary among them.
An Indian legislator sat at the head table at the Clinton Global Initiative and dined privately with the Clintons at their home. He gave between $1-5 million to the Clinton Foundation....then was arrested for bribing members of parliament WRT a US-Indian nuclear-technology agreement....he was booted from his party, ending his political career.
Venezuelan Claudio Osorio fundraised for Hillary and supported the Clinton Global Initiative. He falsified federal applications and bilked US taxpayers to score a loan of $10M tax dollars to build homes in earthquake-ravaged Haiti. Osorio was convicted of financial fraud, using federal humanitarian assistance for personal benefit, and got 12 years in federal prison.
He was on the federal terrorist no-fly list yet a Lebanese-British businessman donated $460,000 to Miami Democrats for voter-registration and attended the Clintons WH Christmas party. He was later convicted of money-laundering and aiding a criminal organization WRT billions of dollars stolen from Nigeria.
The Lebanese businessmans company pledged $1 billion to the Clinton Global Initiative. The eco-minded Clinton awarded him a prize for sustainable development.
Bumped for later reference.
The note to Secretary of State Hillary Rodham Clinton from liberal financier George Soros demanded urgent attention from the highest levels of the U.S. government. Clinton swiftly alerted a top aide to what she described as a very forceful message which is good and needed.
The e-mail exchange, in which Soros warned of growing unrest in Albania, illustrates how Clinton interacted with major donors to her familys causes during her tenure at the State Department, staying in touch with her political network before her 2016 run for the Democratic presidential nomination. And they show how these donors, some of them with interests before the U.S. government, gained high-level access to press their policy concerns inside the Clinton-led State Department.
Soros, a top contributor to the Clinton Foundation, was one of several major donors whose messages were disclosed by the State Department last week as part of the ongoing release of the former secretarys e-mails. Other exchanges included references to entertainment mogul Haim Saban, who has said he would pay whatever it takes to propel Clinton to the White House in 2016, as well as other major Clinton Foundation donors such as Microsofts Bill Gates, fashion industry executive Susie Tompkins Buell and Ukrainian steel magnate Viktor Pinchuk.
Soros secured a meeting with Clinton in 2010 to discuss U.S. government funding for the American University of Central Asia, an educational institution that Soros helped support in the former Soviet Union.
Pinchuk, who has pledged more than $10 million to the Clinton Foundation in recent years, met with a top Clinton aide to speak on behalf of Ukraines strongman president and to try to soothe tensions with Washington over that countrys human rights record and its growing closeness with Russian President Vladimir Putin while resisting Europe.
I wanted to tell you that I met with Pinchuk who was asked by [then-Ukrainian President Viktor] Yanukovych to convey his strong continuing interest in integrating with Europe, Melanne Verveer, the Clinton aide, wrote on Sept. 26, 2011, in an e-mail to Clinton.
Verveer told Clinton in 2010 about upcoming meetings with Gates, who along with his wife, Melinda Gates, is one of the biggest overall donors to the Clinton Foundation, providing more than $25 million.
In a November 2010 e-mail to Clinton, Verveer relayed details of an event held by designer Diane von Furstenberg, who along with her husband, Barry Diller, have provided about $80,000 to Clinton causes, according to a review of campaign and foundation records.
Nidess message focused on Saban, the billionaire entertainment mogul and fierce pro-Israel advocate who has provided more than $2 million to Clinton campaigns through the years and more than $10 million to the Clinton Foundation.
One person in particular wanted to know if you ask for me to call, Haim Saban, Nides wrote. I said of coarse [sic].
An e-mail from Sabans wife, Cheryl, with the subject line Oh my GOD, was forwarded in May 2011 to Clinton by aide Huma Abedin. The e-mail, originally addressed to an aide to former president Clinton and copied to Abedin, was entirely redacted in the copy released to the public last week, except for the words We got back from Africa Thursday night. Hillary Clinton responded with a one-word e-mail to Abedin: nice.
On Oct. 15, 2011, Abedin wrote an e-mail to Hillary Clinton about a call from Haim, apparently seeking her help in connecting him with Bill Clinton. WJC wasnt answering so I tried you, Abedin wrote.
On Oct. 15, 2011, Nides passed along an e-mail from Andrew Tisch, an heir to the Loews fortune, who applauded a recent speech Clinton had made to the New York Economic Club and for which Tisch gave the introduction. I heard nothing but praise for your remarks, he wrote, telling Clinton that he and his family became huge fans of yours at Lynn de Rothschilds parties.
Over time, the Tisch and de Rothschild families provided six-figure contributions to Clinton causes, according to a review of Federal Election Commission and Clinton Foundation donor reports.
<><> Clinton Foundation donors,
<><>groups bribing the Clintons w/ humongous honoraria,
<><> those who bribed Bill w/ multi-million dollar consultancies
<><> all the lucrative insider business deals
<><> Loyal Clinton insiders working the con for 2016 Hillary.
CLINTON CASH AUTHOR PETER SCHWEIZER OBSERVES
Deleted Hillary Emails AND MONTHS-LONG GAPS Probably
Disguise shady Clinton Cash Transactions:
Bills honoraria increased dramatically-earning some $50 million during Hillarys four-year term as secretary of State....including an Irish scholarship fund, a Korean conglomerate, and, a Nigerian newspaper company......each of whom paid Clinton more than half a million dollars for a single speech.
The Wash/Post reports Hillary earned $11.7 million for 51 speeches since Jan 2014.....she pocketed an astonishing $625,000 for two speeches in one day!
I firmly believe the Clinton Foundations gigantic donor list, and their astonishing blizzard of speaking honoraria, are a smoke screen for their secret wealthand the way they make billions sub rosa-intertwining their vaunted charity work and public office.
The calculated Clintons have sought to branch out into other business activities......though little is known about the exact nature and financial worth of Bill and Hillarys non-speech business interests.
Recent reports indicate the Clintons were party to multi-billion dollar Mideast arms deals....Kazakhstan uranium mines....and Haitian gold mines...oil deals....telecom businesses, financial powerhouses like Teneo, Goldman Sachs.....etc etc etc.
THE CON ARTIST CLINTONS GRABBED EVERYTHNG THAT WASNT NAILED DOWN-Lucrative business interests were cunningly intertwined w/ the Foundations do-good activities....enabled by Hillarys catbird seat at the State Dept.
At last count the Clintons apparently raised an astounding $2 billion from their foundation activities and their political campaigns.....
.....does not include monies flowing in from the various lucrative business ventures, interest accrued, safe deposit boxes, real estate assets, passive income on which they pay no taxes, income from Chelseas hubbys hedge fund, monies invested in Goldman Sachs, interest in financial powerhouse Teneo..... etc etc etc.......
They are worth a bundle.....accumulated in record time.
Legal action might involve (1) an FBI investigation, and, (2) the US DOJ-both in the grip of Obama so political hijinks loom, (3) a congressional committee, with subpoena power.
Heres a fourth option: a six-month investigation: indicated the Clintons diverted tens millions of dollars that they solicited for specific Foundation charitable purposes (that were found to have been diverted to the personal enrichment of themselves and their close associates).
THIS IS CONSIDERED MAIL FRAUD Raising money for a specific cause that was diverted elsewhere is considered mail fraud.If the FBI, DOJ and IRS wont shape up to nab the conniving Clintons, the US Postal Inspector has been known to lock-up many crooks for using similar scams.
REPORT MAIL FRAUD HERE: https://postalinspectors.uspis.gov/contactUs/filecomplaint.aspx
ANYONE ELSE would be in PRISON!!!
RICO!!! At the MINIMUM!!!
RICO!!! At the MINIMUM!!!
Hillary has taken millions of dollars and made promises that she can’t keep if she doesn’t win the Presidency.
Some very powerful people will be very angry.
If, and it is a big if, we had a non-politicized FBI and DOJ, Clinton should already have been indicted. I doubt Clinton will be prosecuted. The Clinton Crime family has too much dirt on Obama who will protect her and her husband as a result. The only question is how far the FBI and DOJ will go to whitewash the scandals so Hillary can get the nomination.
BTW, this in not the first time for Hillary. The Clintons also “lost” several years of email documents / archives while in the White House during a “computer security update” by an outside contractor.
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