Clinton’s Campaign Manager Defends Foreign Foundation Money
Days after the Clinton Foundation said it would stop accepting donations from corporations and foreign entities if Hillary Clinton becomes president, her campaign manager defended the organization’s fundraising after criticism from Republicans and even some Democrats.
“Over 10 million people around the world get important AIDS medication, life-saving AIDS and HIV medication, because of the foundation,” Robby Mook said Sunday on CNN’s “State of the Union.”
The foundation put into effect “unprecedented” protections that were “a big burden” when Clinton became secretary of state in 2009, and would “go even further in terms of disclosure and limits” if she becomes president, Mook said.
“This is important, life-saving work, and there were some foreign governments like Australia and Norway, that were — that had existing donations to the foundation, and the foundation wanted them to be able to follow through on their commitment,” he said. – READ MORE