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Corruption Politics

State Department Did Special Hillary Photo Ops For Major Clinton Foundation Donors

Jeff Dunetz
Written by Jeff Dunetz

Wikileaks isn’t the only one releasing Clinton related emails on Thursday.  Judicial Watch released 207 pages of State Department emails it received by winning a FOIA lawsuit against an uncooperative State Dept. (embedded below) The emails demonstrate how Hillary Clinton used her position and the State Department building as a prop to make major Clinton Foundation donors happy, and that Clinton/Abedin accessed classified information concerning Afghanistan through the unsecured server in her basement.

The new documents contained seven Hillary Clinton email exchanges not previously turned over to the State Department, bringing the known total to date of such emails uncovered by Judicial Watch to 235 of new Clinton emails (not part of the 55,000 pages of emails that Clinton turned over to the State Department).  These records further appear to contradict statements by Clinton that, “as far as she knew,” all of her government emails were turned over to the State Department.

“As far as I know” is legal talk meaning I am lying but giving myself an out so I can’t be charged with perjury.

In the new series of emails Huma Abedin worked with senior Clinton Global Initiative (CGI) executives to set up group photo sessions for Clinton with ‘primary sponsors’ of CGI and members of the CGI staff. CGI is a project of the Clinton Foundation.”

In the entertainment world it’s called a meet and greet, you get to meet the star and have some pictures taken. I’m sure it’s even done at the state department for diplomates or foreign heads of government.  Doing it for big money CGI donors using taxpayer paid time and the taxpayer funded offices at Foggy Bottom to aid the Clinton Foundation. It was also a pronouncement to the donors that the State Dept. was for sale.

The new records also reveal that Abedin sent classified information concerning…

Read the rest of the story at Jeff Dunetz’s blog The Lid

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Jeff Dunetz

Jeff Dunetz

Jeff is a Journalist, Blogger and one of the rare Jewish conservatives in a sea of north east liberal Jews (Thanksgiving dinner is a real pip). Jeff was honored with the 2014 Not For Profit Blogger of the Year award by the National Blogger's Club, is editor/publisher of The Lid (Lidblog.com), contributing reporter at MRCTV.org and Political Columnist for the newspaper, The Jewish Star.

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