Friday, January 01, 2016

Hillary Clinton, ethically challenged but potentially next President

A lot of Republicans and conservatives I've talked to are saying they may be forced to vote for Hillary Clinton if the Republicans don't come up with an acceptable, electable candidate.  The handwriting is on the wall!  Ethically challenged Hillary for President?  Scary thought.  You're probably familiar with the e-mail scandal, but there's more. One of the biggest is below.

"At Hillary Clinton’s confirmation hearing for secretary of state, she promised she would take 'extraordinary steps…to avoid even the appearance of a conflict of interest.'"

"Later, more than two dozen companies and groups and one foreign government paid former President Bill Clinton a total of more than $8 million to give speeches around the time they also had matters before Mrs. Clinton’s State Department, according to a Wall Street Journal analysis. Fifteen of them also donated a total of between $5 million and $15 million to the Bill, Hillary and Chelsea Clinton Foundation, the family’s charity, according to foundation disclosures. In several instances, State Department actions benefited those that paid Mr. Clinton. The Journal found no evidence that speaking fees were paid to the former president in exchange for any action by Mrs. Clinton, now the front-runner for the Democratic presidential nomination...."

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