Skip to comments.[Hillary] Clinton Won't Be Deposed in Fraud Case before November
Posted on 04/29/2008 5:36:26 AM PDT by Zakeet
A fundraising controversy involving Hillary Clinton's 2000 Senate run that has moved through California's courts for about five years probably will have no effect on the presidential race, given the latest court ruling.
Superior Court Judge Aurelio Munoz of Los Angeles ruled Friday that Sen. Hillary Clinton (D-N.Y.), vying for the Democratic presidential nomination, will not have to be deposed in the fraud lawsuit brought by Hollywood businessman Peter F. Paul against former President Bill Clinton until after the November 2008 elections.
The latest court ruling comes after an October 2007 decision by the California Court of Appeals (Second Appellate District) that said Sen. Clinton would not be a defendant in the lawsuit Paul initially brought against both Clintons.
So the recent court ruling -- barring appeal -- could effectively remove any possibility that Sen. Clinton would be deposed on the matter in the midst of a presidential campaign, were she to be the nominee.
Paul's lawsuit claimed that in exchange for producing a fundraiser for Hillary Clinton's Senate race, then-President Bill Clinton agreed to work as a rainmaker for Paul's company after leaving the White House but that he reneged on the agreement, causing investors to pull their money out of the company.
Sen. Clinton's firmest rebuttal of Paul's charges came in a written declaration on Apr. 7, 2006: "I have no recollection whatsoever of discussing any arrangement with him whereby he would support my campaign for the United States Senate in exchange for anything from me or then-President Clinton, and I do not believe I made any such statement because I believe I would remember such a discussion if it had occurred."
The Clinton campaign later admitted to under-reporting $721,000 in receipts from the Paul event.
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I like Rat judges!
She won’t be deposed after Nov. either. She’ll be in the WH. Congratulations Rush and Texas.
Is that a legit photo? I have seen her make these faces. She seems to be getting increasingly manic or on something.
I would go right to the supreme court with the argument that politics should not impede the quest for justice in this case...! Even if the Supremes rejected it, it would put Hillary in the position of having to defend why, during an election season laws that would apply to the little guy don’t apply to her!
Is anyone (media) going to ask the good judge why he’s postponing her deposition until after the election? No.
> So the recent court ruling — barring appeal — could effectively remove any possibility that Sen. Clinton would be deposed on the matter in the midst of a presidential campaign, were she to be the nominee.
How does THAT work??? Aren’t ordinary people either Deposed-Or-Else? Don’t they kind of have the “handcuff-option” in reserve? Or is Hillary special?
WOW! What a COINCIDENCE!
Isn’t that convenient. I expected nothing less.
Then why should I, or anyone else, vote for her?
Figures. Clinton skates again.
“Figures. Clinton skates again.”
It makes one wonder why Rush thought that she needed any of his help to win. She was going to win anyways, she always gets her way. I don’t know why everyone considered Obama such a big threat. The way it looks now, Hillary is telling Reverend Wright what to do, because he certainly isn’t voting for Obama, I bet that Wright will be voting for Hillary in the general, just like Rush told people to vote for Hillary in the Primaries. Good work Rush!
If Hillary Clinton ever lives in the White House again, Rush will have helped put her there.
I don’t understand why Obama isn’t bringing this up. Or the segment of the MSM that doesn’t like Mrs. Clinton.
I don’t expect McCain to bring this up.
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