Finally! DOJ Opens New Clinton Foundation Investigation

Finally! The Department of Justice has opened a new investigation on the Clinton Foundation, regarding whether or not it had “pay-to-play” politics, or other illegal activity, when Hillary Clinton was Secretary of State.

If conducted correctly, we can all safely assume that they will find an overwhelming amount of proof to put Hillary Clinton away for life. However, there’s no telling considering there has been copious amounts of proof to put her away many times over.

The Hill reports: 

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FBI agents from Little Rock, Ark., where the foundation was started, have taken the lead in the investigation and have interviewed at least one witness in the last month, and law enforcement officials said additional activities are expected in the coming weeks.

The officials, who spoke only on condition of anonymity, said the probe is examining whether the Clintons promised or performed any policy favors in return for largesse to their charitable efforts or whether donors made commitments of donations in hopes of securing government outcomes.

The probe may also examine whether any tax-exempt assets were converted for personal or political use and whether the foundation complied with applicable tax laws, the officials said.

One witness recently interviewed by the FBI described the session to The Hill as “extremely professional and unquestionably thorough” and focused on questions about whether donors to Clinton charitable efforts received any favorable treatment from the Obama administration on a policy decision previously highlighted in media reports.

The witness discussed his interview solely on the grounds of anonymity. He said the agents were from Little Rock and their questions focused on government decisions and discussions of donations to Clinton entities during the time Hillary Clinton led President Obama’s State Department.

Chief spokesman Nick Merrill, for the Clinton Foundation said on Friday, “Let’s call this what it is: a sham. This is a philanthropy that does life-changing work, which Republicans have tried to turn into a political football. It began with a now long-debunked project spearheaded by Steve Bannon during the presidential campaign,” he continued, “It continues with Jeff Sessions doing Trump’s bidding by heeding his calls to meddle with a department that is supposed to function independently.”

 

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