The Clintons, A Luxury Jet, And Their $100 Million Donor from Canada

Hector Retamal/AFP
Hector Retamal/AFP

From Tom Hamburger, Rosalind S. Helderman, and Anu Narayanswamy writing at the Washington Post. Breitbart News Senior Editor-at-Large Peter Schweizer’s new book, Clinton Cash, makes condemning allegations about the financial practices of the Clinton Foundation:

Bill Clinton was planning a charity trip to Latin America and needed a big plane.

For Frank Giustra, who had never met the former president, this was an opportunity. The Canadian mining magnate and onetime Hollywood studio owner stepped up to let the former president borrow his luxurious passenger jet. There was just one condition: Giustra would come along for the ride.

That 2005 trip was the start of an intense, mutually beneficial friendship — one that has helped propel the Clinton Foundation into a global giant and established Giustra’s reputation as an international philanthropist while helping him build connections in countries where his business was expanding.

Read the rest of the story at the Washington Post.