State Department Spox Elizabeth Trudeau Can’t & Won’t Answer Questions of Relationship between Clinton State Dept and Clinton Foundation (VIDEO)
STATE DEPT SPOX AT A LOSS FOR WORDS WHEN ANSWERING QUESTIONS REGARDING CLINTON STATE DEPT AND CLINTON FOUNDATION.
Watch the State Department cover up for Hillary Clinton. Fast forward to the 9:00 minute mark of the video below and watch Director of Press Relations Elizabeth Trudeau during her daily press briefing at the Department of State on August 10, 2016 twist, contort and bend over backwards in not answering the questions presented to her regarding Hillary Clinton’s emails and the inappropriate relationship between the Clinton State department and the Clinton Foundation.
She stated she couldn’t speak to specific cases, since when?
QUESTION: Right. I think she was trying to skip out before this came up. (Laughter.) But all right, so I want to ask you about one of the emails, and I know you addressed this briefly yesterday. One came from – that the critics have seized on came from Doug Band of the Clinton Foundation, asking Huma Abedin and Cheryl Mills in an email to, quote – it’s saying, “It’s important to take care of” – and then the name is redacted, and he is obviously pushing to get this person a job in the State Department. And then Huma replies, basically, they’re working on it.
Can you tell us why the State Department redacted that name, and whether or not this person wound up getting a job or not?
MS TRUDEAU: Okay. Well, I can’t speak to specific case – cases. I’m also not going to speak to specific redactions. I will note though, broadly, the department regularly hires political appointees with a range of skill sets for a broad variety of jobs. It’s not unusual for candidates to be recommended to the department through a variety of avenues.
QUESTION: The –
QUESTION: Hold on, because that answer –
QUESTION: Let me just follow up, Matt. Sorry.
QUESTION: All right.
MS TRUDEAU: Hold on one second, and then I’ll get there, Matt.
QUESTION: The Clinton campaign is on background saying today it’s a – it was a young advance staffer, not a donor or a foundation employee. I guess I just – I need a little help understanding why this person’s name cannot be shared.
MS TRUDEAU: I can’t speak to specific cases, and I certainly can’t speak to comments from the – from the campaign.
QUESTION: Would it be wrong to assume that, then, that this is a case simply of nepotism or something like that? I mean, what – how are we then supposed to interpret what –
MS TRUDEAU: You – I can’t speak to specific cases, Justin.
Matt, did –
QUESTION: But it’s the State Department’s decision to redact those names, and nobody else’s decision.
Judicial Watch Uncovers New Batch of Hillary Clinton Emails That Hillary Didn’t Turn Over … Clinton Foundation Pay for Play Scheme as Secretary of State
Judicial Watch releases more emails that Hillary Clinton did not … At what point do all of these scandals become an obvious pattern of corruption and intent?
The Hillary Clinton emails scandal will not go away. Why, because it was never a scandal, it was a crime and now we see that it was political corruption at the highest level. As Powerline reports, the emails, in the words of Judicial Watch president Tom Fitton, “show the Clinton Foundation, Clinton donors, and operatives worked with Hillary Clinton [while she was Secretary of State] in potential violation of the law.” No wonder Clinton and Huma Abedin hid emails from the American people, the courts, and Congress. Hillary Clinton used her position as Secretary of State as a pay for play scheme to line the coffers of the Clinton Foundation. How this woman is not in prison is a crime unto itself.
Judicial Watch today released 296 pages of State Department records, of which 44 email exchanges were not previously turned over to the State Department, bringing the known total to date to 171 of new Clinton emails (not part of the 55,000 pages of emails that Clinton turned over to the State Department). These records further appear to contradict statements by Clinton that, “as far as she knew,” all of her government emails were turned over to the State Department.
The new documents reveal that in April 2009 controversial Clinton Foundation official Doug Band pushed for a job for an associate. In the email Band tells Hillary Clinton’s former aides at the State Department Cheryl Mills and Huma Abedin that it is “important to take care of [Redacted]. Band is reassured by Abedin that “Personnel has been sending him options.” Band was co-founder of Teneo Strategy with Bill Clinton and a top official of the Clinton Foundation, including its Clinton Global Initiative.
Included in the new document production is a 2009 email in which Band, directs Abedin and Mills to put Lebanese-Nigerian billionaire and Clinton Foundation donor Gilbert Chagoury in touch with the State Department’s “substance person” on Lebanon. Band notes that Chagoury is “key guy there [Lebanon] and to us,” and insists that Abedin call Amb. Jeffrey Feltman to connect him to Chagoury.
Chagoury is a close friend of former President Bill Clinton and a top donor to the Clinton Foundation. He has appeared near the top of the Foundation’s donor list as a $1 million to $5 million contributor, according to foundation documents. He also pledged $1 billion to the Clinton Global Initiative. According to a 2010 investigation by PBS Frontline, Chagoury was convicted in 2000 in Switzerland for laundering money from Nigeria, but agreed to a plea deal and repaid $66 million to the Nigerian government.
Clinton’s top aides’ favors for and interactions with the Clinton Foundation seem in violation of the ethics agreements that Hillary Clinton agreed to in order to be appointed and confirmed as Secretary of State. For example, Secretary of State-designate Hillary Clinton on January 5, 2009, in a letter to State Department Designated Agency Ethics Official James H. Thessin:
“For the duration of my appointment as Secretary if I am confirmed, I will not participate personally and substantially in any particular matter involving specific parties in which The William J. Clinton Foundation (or the Clinton Global Initiative) is a party or represents a party….”
The evident effort at job placement may add to criticism that the State Department was too close to the foundation during Clinton’s tenure as secretary of state from 2009 to 2013, despite her pledge not to take actions benefiting her family’s charitable organization. The Republican Party has said that Clinton, the Democratic presidential nominee, sought to help contributors to the foundation in a “pay-for-play” scheme.
In 2011, Band became co-founder of Teneo Holdings, a consulting firm with international clients. Abedin at times held overlapping jobs with the State Department, Teneo and the Clinton Foundation, an arrangement that Judicial Watch has questioned through a Freedom of Information Act lawsuit.
In another 2009 exchange released Tuesday, Band asked Abedin and Cheryl Mills, Clinton’s chief of staff, to put Lebanese-Nigerian billionaire Gilbert Chagoury in touch with a State Department “substance person” on Lebanon. The Chagoury Group co-founder has given between $1 million and $5 million to the Clinton Foundation, according to a list of donors posted online.
Parents of Sean Smith and Tyrone Woods Murdered in Benghazi Sue Hillary Clinton for Wrongful Death & Defamation
HILLARY CLINTON SUED FOR WRONGFUL DEATH AND DEFAMATION …
The parents of Sean Smith and Tyrone Woods, who were killed in the 2012 terrorist attack in Benghazi, Libya, have sued Hillary Clinton for wrongful death and defamation. Hillary Clinton was the Secretary of State when the United States Consulate was attacked. A terror attack that Hillary Clinton and other Obama mouth pieces blamed on a video tape. Hillary lied to the American people and the families of those murdered. Hillary Clinton had continually turned down requests to beef up security ahead of the attacks. Requests that went unheard. Patricia Smith, mother of Benghazi victim Sean Smith stated at the RNC, “If Hillary Clinton cannot give us the truth, why would we give her the presidency?” The case was filed in the U.S. District Court for the District of Columbia by Larry Klayman of Freedom Watch USA on behalf of Patricia Smith, the mother of Sean Smith, and Charles Woods, the father of Tyrone Woods, for allegedly wrongfully causing the death of their sons as well as for defamation and intentional and negligent infliction of emotional distress.
Sorry America, Hillary Clinton is not presidential material. She had her moment to be presidential and her 3 o’ clock phone call and she failed miserably.
Mother of Sean Smith Speaks Out Against Hillary Clinton at RNC
The parents of two Americans killed in the 2012 terrorist attacks on U.S. diplomatic facilities in Benghazi, Libya, filed a wrongful death lawsuit in federal court Monday against Hillary Clinton.
In the suit, Patricia Smith and Charles Woods, the parents of Sean Smith and Tyrone Woods, claim that Clinton’s use of a private e-mail server contributed to the attacks. They also accuse her of defaming them in public statements.
Smith was an information management officer and Woods was a security officer, both stationed in Benghazi.
“The Benghazi attack was directly and proximately caused, at a minimum by defendant Clinton’s ‘extreme carelessness’ in handling confidential and classified information,” such as the location of State Department employees in Libya, the lawsuit said.
In an interview last week on “Fox News Sunday,” Clinton denied telling family members of those killed that the attack was sparked by an anti-Islam video, and was not terrorism. Oh really, so Hillary is calling a Gold Star parent a liar? Where is the MSM covering that like they did Trump?
Sen. Tom Cotton (R-AR) States Hillary Clinton Discussed Executed Iranian Scientist Shahram Amiri on Email Hosted on Her Private Server (VIDEO)
AND YOU THINK THAT HILLARY CLINTON SHOULD BE PRESIDENT, EH?
Over the weekend Sen. Tom Cotton (R-AR) stated on CBS’ Face the Nation that Hillary Clinton recklessly discussed, in emails hosted on her private server, an Iranian nuclear scientist who was executed by Iran for treason. Cotton was speaking about Shahram Amiri, who gave information to the U.S. about Iran’s nuclear program. Yup, this is exactly how reckless Hillary Clinton truly is. With such a lack of judgement about America’s secrets as Secretary of States, how the hell does this woman deserve a promotion to be president?
Tom Cotton on CBS’s “Face the Nation” – August 8, 2016
Hillary Clinton recklessly discussed, in emails hosted on her private server, an Iranian nuclear scientist who was executed by Iran for treason, Sen. Tom Cotton, R-Ark., said Sunday
“I’m not going to comment on what he may or may not have done for the United States government, but in the emails that were on Hillary Clinton’s private server, there were conversations among her senior advisors about this gentleman,” he said on “Face the Nation.” Cotton was speaking about Shahram Amiri, who gave information to the U.S. about Iran’s nuclear program.
The senator said this lapse proves she is not capable of keeping the country safe.
“That goes to show just how reckless and careless her decision was to put that kind of highly classified information on a private server. And I think her judgment is not suited to keep this country safe,” he said.
Iran confirmed on Sunday that Amiri had been hanged for treason. He was convicted of spying charges in a death sentence case that was upheld on appeal, according to the Associated Press.
SORRY FOLKS, I HAVE ZERO CONFIDENCE THE IRS WILL EVER REALLY INVESTIGATE THE CLINTON’S …
The Daily Caller is reporting that the IRS referred congressional charges of corrupt Clinton Foundation “pay-to-play” activities to his tax agency’s exempt operations office for investigation. According to reports, the request to investigate the Bill, Hillary and Chelsea Clinton Foundation on charges of “public corruption” was made in a July 15 letter by 64 House Republicans to the IRS, FBI and Federal Trade Commission (FTC). The lawmakers charged the Clinton Foundation is a “lawless ‘pay-to-play’ enterprise that has been operating under a cloak of philanthropy for years and should be investigated.” What a surprise, another Clinton scandal.
I still doubt whether the IRS will investigate the Clinton Foundation with any persistence, especially if she wins the White House. How is that going to work? Also, we all know what a lame investigation the IRS did with Lois Lerner and the IRS targeting conservative Tea Party organizations.
IRS Commissioner John Koskinen referred congressional charges of corrupt Clinton Foundation “pay-to-play” activities to his tax agency’s exempt operations office for investigation, The Daily Caller News Foundation has learned.
The request to investigate the Bill, Hillary and Chelsea Clinton Foundation on charges of “public corruption” was made in a July 15 letter by 64 House Republicans to the IRS, FBI and Federal Trade Commission (FTC). They charged the foundation is “lawless.”
One has to wonder if this is what WikiLeaks founder Julian Assange was referring to with his promise to release more emails that would get Hillary Clinton indicted.