Cashing In: Obama Attorney General Gives Keynote Speech to Notoriously Corrupt Foreign Entity

Loretta Lynch, best known for secret meeting with Bill Clinton during Hillary email investigation, discussed 'the importance of diverse leadership'

August 18, 2023

What's happening: Loretta Lynch, the former Obama attorney general, gave the keynote address Friday at the FIFA Women's Football Convention in Australia.

• The speech touched on "the importance of diverse leadership," according to the convention itinerary.

Crucial context: FIFA is a notoriously corrupt foreign entity.

• Before joining the Obama administration in 2015, Lynch took part in a federal investigation resulting in the indictment of more than a dozen senior FIFA officials and marketing executives on charges of racketeering, wire fraud, and money laundering.

• Lynch is best known for meeting secretly with Bill Clinton on a private jet in 2016 while she was overseeing the Justice Department's investigation of Hillary Clinton's private email server.

• After leaving the Obama administration, Lynch joined Paul Weiss, the corporate law firm that "currently advises FIFA in its dealings with the U.S. Department of Justice."

• Lynch praised FIFA in 2020 for its "renewed commitment to transparency and ethical behavior." (Fact check: FIFA was not committed to transparency and ethical behavior.)

Why it matters: This is how Democrats get filthy rich. They serve a few years in a Democratic administration bashing "corporations" for destroying America, then go on to make millions representing corporate clients.

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