Hannity’s Headlines: Clinton Family Troubles




From www.hannity.com

Clinton Family Troubles

By Sean Hannity
The week is off to a rough start for Hillary Clinton. This is because her husband, her brother and the Clinton Foundation have managed to make headlines for all the wrong reasons.

Let’s begin with Hillary’s brother, Tony Rodham. He has managed to make headlines after the New York Times revealed information contained in legal documents which show Rodham admitting that he used the Clinton Foundation to further his own business deals. The deal cited by The Times took place in the wake of the earthquake in Haiti when Rodham landed a multi-million dollar contract to rebuild homes in the country.

Then we have Bill. A headline in the Washington Post over the weekend reads, “Clinton campaign’s dilemma: What to do with Bill?” It goes on to describe the latest conference hosted by Clinton in Morocco in “an opulent 56-room palace” complete with Arabian horses, decorative swimming pools, palm trees, chauffeurs and “a fine-dining menu of ‘biolight’ cuisine.” Even more ostentatious was the list of those attending the conference, including foreign oligarchs and corporate titans of industry.

The Post goes on to ask, “It was a long way from Hillary Clinton’s campaign-trail visits to Chipotle. The luxe week in Morocco highlighted the over-arching question facing the Clintons and their co-existing circles of political advisers: What to do with Bill?”

The juxtaposition between Hillary Clinton’s painfully inauthentic attempts to be a woman of the people are laughable when you consider the fact that her husband is pulling in $500,000 a speech and hobnobbing with some of the riches people in the world.

Many are starting to wonder what would (or should) become of the Clinton Foundation, should Hillary become president. Experts point out that there are no established rules for this sort of situation. Even during her time as Secretary of State, the rules governing her Foundation were less than clear and the Clintons took full advantage of this.

The fluidity between the foundation, speeches and any influence over America’s foreign policies are beyond concerning and may verge on criminal.

Bill Clinton, for example, was paid upwards of $200,000 by Chinese government entities to give speeches … just days after his wife, Secretary of State Hillary Clinton, announced the U.S.’ infamous “pivot to Asia.”

Reuters reports today, “The Clinton Foundation has acknowledged that the government funding totals omitted from their tax returns cannot be found on their website either, despite the foundation’s acting chief executive officer earlier suggesting they were available there … The foundation’s acknowledgement means precise totals for government grants to the charity for the last three years of Clinton’s four-year tenure as secretary of state have still not been publicly disclosed.”

That last line is key; We still do not know the full extent to which foreign governments may or may not have influenced Hillary Clinton’s decisions as Secretary of State because the Clinton Foundation has yet to fully reveal, in a truly transparent way, funding it received from foreign governments at the time.

There’s widespread agreement that the Clintons are less than trustworthy. According to a recent Bloomberg Politics poll, “Nearly six out of 10 likely general-election voters said neither Bill nor Hillary Clinton can be trusted to tell the truth.” Nearly half of these general-election voters have an unfavorable opinion of Clinton. However, she is, by far, the most favored candidate among likely Democratic voters.

Hillary Clinton’s image isn’t just about herself. She has to consider how Bill, Chelsea, her family and her Foundation all play into her image as a potential presidential nominee.

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