New York Times: Top Economist Sees Clinton Money Machine as Problematic

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Breitbart Senior Editor-at-Large Peter Schweizer’s bombshell new book Clinton Cash: The Untold Story of How and Why Foreign Governments and Businesses Helped Make Bill and Hillary Rich, has sent the Hillary Clinton campaign scrambling. From the New York Times:

Questions surrounding foreign donations to the Clinton Foundation are beginning to fester beyond the usual conservative critics who hope to derail the presidential hopes of Hillary Rodham Clinton.

Prof. Jeffrey D. Sachs, a leading economist and philanthropist, said on Friday in an interview on MSNBC that the fuzzy lines between the foundation’s donations and the political influence wielded by the Clintons is problematic.

“There is a lot here that is real,” said Professor Sachs, a special adviser to the United Nations secretary general and director of Columbia University’s Earth Institute. “Whether it’s quid pro quos or not, who knows? But the amount of schmoozing involved and crossing lines and one person putting money in a foundation, and then Clinton getting unbelievable amounts for his speeches, and then contracts going one way or another, it’s not good.”

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