By INVESTOR’S BUSINESS DAILY | Posted Thursday, December 20, 2007 4:20 PM PT
Campaign Finance: Some of the $500 million in secrets behind the Clinton Foundation and its ties to Hillary’s presidential campaign are now revealed. The charity seems to be a clearing house for buying political favors. The hundreds of thousands of dollars Hillary took in campaign contributions from Washington lobbyists provoked a chorus of boos when she appeared at the Daily Kos’ summer gathering of liberal bloggers in Chicago.
But those direct donations, under the watchful eye of the Federal Election Commission, are mere chicken feed. The now over $500-million-rich Clinton Foundation is where the real action is.
The New York Times, which has discovered the identity of 97 donors who together gave or pledged $69 million early on, reports some of the million-dollar donors sought changes in policies and two of them were under Justice Department probes.
Hillary in yet another financing scandal. This is influence buying for campaign cash. No different than Military secrets to the Chinese for illegal donations or people lining to buy the chance to screw in the Lincoln Bedroom for cash.