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Schweizer to ABC: ‘Let’s Do Another Interview’

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“Clinton Cash” author and Breitbart Senior Editor-at-Large Peter Schweizer suggested that ABC “do another interview” with him on Thursday’s “Hannity” on the Fox News Channel.

“I think what ABC could do is let’s do another interview on the Sunday morning show to talk about the contents of the book. So, we actually get a chance for viewers to hear what is in the book. That’s the first thing that I would ask. You know, looking at Stephanopoulos’ past, I mean, the question to me is really going into that interview, I kind of assumed that the relationship with the Clintons was in the past. That he had made this transition into the media, and it was a different chapter in his life. These donations, the fact that he’s going to these events, I mean, it just raises all kinds of questions about that and I think it’s legitimate for people to look into them. If this was any other political candidate and a reporter doing this, you can bet that there would be some serious consequences for it” he stated.

Schweizer also said, “I mean, you have the fact that he’s a donor, you have the fact now it’s coming out that he has participated in Clinton Global Initiative events as a panelist, as a speaker multiple times, and it raises this question just about the coziness. I mean, you’ve got the finances. You’ve got these meetings that he’s attending. How you can expect to be objective is really highly questionable that kind of environment.”

He concluded, “I think this is an issue that kind of goes to the issue of trust in the media. … Because you’re talking about interviewing an author who’s written a book that is critical and raises lots of questions about the Clinton Foundation. You’re giving money to them and you don’t expose that and explain that to the public. The argument he thought it was public and people would know about is ridiculous. It was public that I was a speechwriter for George Bush for three months, but he felt it was important to mention it. And rightfully so, but he doesn’t disclose his conflict.”

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