Politico: Schweizer Investigating Jeb Bush Finances

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Editor’s Note: This story first appeared in Politico. We reprint in part here.

The author raising questions about whether Hillary Clinton gave special treatment to foreign donors to the Clinton Foundation while she was secretary of state is looking into the finances of another 2016 presidential hopeful: Republican Jeb Bush.

Peter Schweizer said Sunday on ABC’s “This Week” that over the past four months he’s also been looking into the former Florida governor’s dealings in what could serve as a follow up to “Clinton Cash,” which has caused headaches for the democratic hopeful.

Specifically, Schweizer said he was investigating Bush’s land and airport dealings along with certain financial transactions with hedge funds in what he said would be a “similar model” to his look into Clinton.

“I think people are going to find it very very interesting and compelling,” said Schweizer, who is a former speechwriting consultant for Jeb’s brother, former President George W. Bush.

As for Clinton, Schweizer conceded there was no direct evidence she changed policy for those that gave to the foundation. But he raised the issue of millions in undisclosed money contributed to the foundation.

“You either have to come to the conclusion that these are all coincidences, or something else is afoot,” Schweizer said.

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