How much more do we need to prove that Hillary Clinton and her campaign are all criminals with their grubby hands out for anything they can get in donations…Clinton’s Communications Director pushed for the campaign to take money from lobbyists of foreigners. Selling out to the highest bidder is how they roll in the corrupt Clinton campaign…
Aides to Hillary Clinton considered a ban on bundling from lobbyists representing foreign interests, decided against it and forgot to tell the candidate.
Senior staff decided to bar lobbyists registered under the Foreign Agents Registration Act, FARA, from raising money for the campaign in a leaked email chain that began the day after Clinton announced her presidential bid.
They were persuaded to reverse their position after members of the finance team and a campaign lawyer pointed out how much money was at stake.
‘Take the money!!’ Communications Director Jennifer Palmieri advised.
Factors he said should be considered: ‘The relationship between that country and the United States, its relationship to the State Department during Hillary’s time as Secretary, and its relationship, if any, to the Foundation.
Finance Director Dennis Cheng was among the aides involved in the discussion who came down on the side of accepting the money.
‘I feel like we are leaving a good amount of money on the table,’ Cheng wrote. ‘How do we explain to people that we’ll take money from a corporate lobbyist but not them; that the Foundation takes $ from foreign govts but we now won’t.’
Mook finally wrote back that Elias ‘made a convincing case’ to him ‘these sorts of restrictions don’t really get you anything…Obama actually got judged MORE harshly as a result.’
‘So…in a complete U-turn, I’m ok just taking the money and dealing with any attacks. Are you guys ok with that?’ he asked.
Only one aide responded on the chain – Palmieri. ‘Take the money!!’ she said.
Read more: Daily Mail