Skip to comments.Goldman Paid Bill Clinton $200,000 For Speech Before Bank Lobbied Hillary Clinton
Posted on 04/28/2015 2:09:47 AM PDT by afraidfortherepublic
Goldman Sachs paid former President Bill Clinton $200,000 to deliver a speech in the spring of 2011, several months before the investment banking giant began lobbying the State Department, then headed by Hillary Clinton, federal records reviewed by International Business Times show.
Goldmans objective in lobbying the State Department could not be immediately discerned. The lobbying disclosure filings note only that Goldman sought to monitor deficit reduction issues -- specifically, a bill known as the Budget Control Act -- and the bank declined to answer questions about the precise nature of its interests
Three days after Bill Clinton accepted Goldmans money to make a speech in New York City, Hillary Clinton delivered her own address at the State Department in Washington: She lauded the investment banks participation in her departments campaign to boost the numbers of American students who
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Well, if the much beloved titans of finance are behind them, then they must be ok.
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