On Wednesday’s broadcast of the Fox News Channel’s “Special Report,” columnist Charles Krauthammer argued that the Clinton Foundation was “was a huge networking operation, funding, supporting, and giving jobs to the entire Clinton retinue, waiting for her accession,” and that Clinton’s personal emails on her server have to do with the Clinton Foundation.
Krauthammer said, [relevant remarks begin around 4:50] “This is, I think, can be quite ominous. There are two questions that have been outstanding forever. The first is, what exactly does the foundation do? … It is obvious that it was a huge networking operation, funding, supporting, and giving jobs to the entire Clinton retinue, waiting for her accession, for the Clintons to return to the White House.”
He continued, “And the second question is, why does she have a private server? I have always speculated here, and I said it was pure speculation, that the real stuff, the reason she had to hide all this, obviously she meant to hide things, was because there is something having to do with the foundation, and that’s where you would put all the so-called private stuff. It wasn’t yoga lessons or wedding invitations. If there was anything about improper connections, and we see them here. This is just a hint of it, just a few emails, what was in the 30,000? If anybody gets their hands on them, Russian or not, they could come spilling out stuff that could destroy her candidacy. She knows what’s in there. But if anything, it’s the connection between the foundation and what she did as secretary of state. Whether there was a direct quid pro quo I think, is irrelevant. We’re talking now not about criminal activity, but the political effect, and it could be devastating.”
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