Well, if this isn’t a total conflict of interest I don’t know what is…Selling access to the State Department via the Clinton Foundation is so dirty and wrong. The Clintons are nothing but a couple of grifters…
Major Clinton Foundation donors and officials got VIP access to Hillary Clinton’s State Department office, putting in requests for State Department favors on behalf of rock star Bono, the Crown Prince of Bahrain, and an English soccer player, according to newly-released emails.
The emails, obtained by the watchdog group Judicial Watch, show that Clinton Foundation official Doug Band often passed along requests to Clinton’s top aide Huma Abedin on behalf of the foundation’s donors and their friends or clients. In other cases, donors emails Abedin or Clinton directly.
The exchanges will likely add to scrutiny over whether Clinton gave special treatment to Clinton Foundation contributors while she was at the State Department.
HOTLINE TO HUMA
In one June 2009 email, Band asked Abedin to help set up a meeting between Clinton and Crown Prince Salman of Bahrain. The Kingdom of Bahrain has contributed between $50,000 and $100,000 to the Clinton Foundation, and the Crown Prince reportedly established another program with the Clinton Global Initiative.
‘Cp of Bahrain in tomorrow to Friday,’ wrote Band in the email to Abedin. ‘Asking to see [Clinton]. Good friend of ours.’
Abedin responded that Salman had already put in a request to see Clinton ‘thru normal channels,’ but the secretary of state had said she ‘doesn’t want to commit to anything for thurs or fri until she knows how she will feel.’
Abedin followed up again with Band two days later, telling him that Clinton was willing to meet with Salman the next morning.
‘If u see him, let him know,’ wrote Abedin. ‘We have reached out thru official channels.
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