State Dept Not Aware of Foundation Conflicts During Clinton Term

State Dept has “no internal evidence” former Sec. of State Hillary Clinton’s actions were influenced by donations to Clinton Foundation, or speeches by former President Clinton, State Dept spokesman Jeff Rathke says during daily briefing with reporters.

  • “We are not aware of any evidence that actions taken by Secretary Clinton were influenced by donation to the Clinton Foundation or speech on honoraria of former President Clinton,” Rathke says
  • State reviewed “dozens of entities each year”
  • NOTE: Bill Clinton said earlier in interview with NBC News there was nothing “sinister” in gifts by foreign governments to family’s charity, and that there is no evidence gifts influenced Hillary Clinton’s behavior as secretary of state; related story

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