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Multiple Millions to Secy.of State Clinton by Saudi Arabia, Norway, Kuwait, Qatar, Taiwan,Oman, Jamaica, Mrs. Rich

January 2nd, 2010 Leave a comment Go to comments

From NR:

In recent years, the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia gave between $10 million and $25 million to the foundation run by the husband of our current Secretary of State.

“Friends of Saudi Arabia” donated at least another million, perhaps another $5 million. So in short, since 1997, the Saudi Kingdom and its affiliated organizations have provided the Clinton Foundation at least $11 million, and perhaps as much as $35 million.

But I’m sure our Secretary of State held a hard line against them. Remember, it was the last President who was a pawn of the Saudis, or at least the left insisted that was so.

Other foreign governments contributing to the husband of the nation’s chief diplomat: The government of Norway, Kuwait, Qatar, Taiwan’s Economic and Cultural Office, Ministry for the Environment & Territory, Italy and the Sultanate of Oman.

Jamaica is listed as a donation between $50,000 and $100,000, with the specification, “100% pass through for commodity procurement.”

For foreign countries to be able to put money into an account controlled by the household of our top diplomat is an egregious conflict of interest, and I cannot believe that the Obama administration shrugged its shoulders at this. The Foundation should have been put into a blind trust; there’s just too much potential for foreign governments to try to buy friendship (or access!) under this arrangement.

Also donating $250,000 to $500,000? Denise Rich, wife of infamous Bill Clinton pardon subject Marc Rich.

UPDATE: Freddie Mac donated between $50,001 and $100,000 to the Clinton Foundation.

ANOTHER UPDATE: Insert your own punchline here: The Clinton Foundation received between $10,001 and $25,000 from the ‘I Won’t Cheat’ Foundation.

This one surprises me: between $10,001 and $25,000 from “Newsmax Media, Inc.” That Newsmax?

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