New State Department emails obtained by Judicial Watch show that top Hillary Clinton aide Huma Abedin was asked by one of the Clinton Foundation’s most controversial donors to secure an invitation to an Obama administration State Dinner.
The Clinton Foundation is closing down its New York City-based Clinton Global Initiative office amid drops in foreign donations following Hillary Clinton’s election night loss.
Director of the Office of Government Ethics Walter M. Shaub donated to President Obama before his appointment and defended Hillary Clinton’s decision to not disclose paid speeches to the Clinton Foundation while she was secretary of state.
Chelsea Clinton siphoned money from her family foundation to help foot the bill for her estimated $3 million wedding, according to emails released by WikiLeaks on Sunday.
The FBI wanted to pursue an investigation into the Clinton Foundation after obtaining secret recordings of a suspect discussing alleged deals brokered by the Clintons, but the bureau faced opposition from Justice Department prosecutors who brushed aside the comments as political gossip, the Wall Street Journal reported Thursday.