Skip to comments.Hillary Clinton's Greatest Fear from FBI Probe Isn't About Email
Posted on 04/11/2016 2:56:08 PM PDT by markomalley
When the Federal Bureau of Investigation (FBI) concludes its investigation of the Hillary Clinton private email server, the worst damage is not likely to come from the former secretary of state having classified information stored on a private server.
Earlier this year the FBI probe expanded into possible violations of public corruption laws resulting from her role as secretary of state and her association with the Clinton Foundation.
"The agents are investigating the possible intersection of Clinton Foundation donations, the dispensation of State Department contracts, and whether regular processes were followed," an intelligence source told FOX News.
The concern is that Clinton, while secretary of state, gave favorable treatment to governments and businesses that had made large donations to the Clinton Foundation.
Hillary Clinton and her representatives have repeatedly denied any such thing took place. But we know the FBI is looking into the matter because it subpoenaed the Clinton Foundation last fall in a quest for documents relating to projects that may have required State Department approval during her tenure as secretary.
Should the FBI find a "smoking gun," it would deal the Hillary Clinton presidential campaign a severe blow.
Although federal law prohibits foreign governments (or any foreign national) from making political contributions in connection with any election, the Clinton Foundation is a 501(c)(3) public charity. As such, it can legally accept donations from just about anyone.
The problem is that the Clinton Foundation is no ordinary charity
Because it is run by a former U.S. president, Bill Clinton, and a past secretary of state and current presidential candidate, it's not hard to see how many foreign donors would see the Clinton Foundation as a way to buy influence in the American political system.
"The word was out to these groups that one of the best ways to gain access and influence with the Clintons was to give to this foundation," Meredith McGehee, policy director at the Campaign Legal Center, told the International Business Times last year. "This shows why having public officials, or even spouses of public officials, connected with these nonprofits is problematic."
Several members of the Senate Foreign Relations Committee that confirmed Clinton as secretary of state, including then Sen. John Kerry (D-MA), who was chairman at the time, expressed concern over her connection to the Clinton Foundation.
Sen. John Cornyn (R-TX) even wrote Hillary Clinton a letter recommending that the Clinton Foundation refuse "all pledges and contributions from foreign sources" during her time as secretary of state.
But the Clinton Foundation relies on large foreign donations to do its work, which includes making AIDS treatments affordable, fighting climate change, and disaster relief. For the most part, the foreign donations continued.
What happened over the next several years is extremely troubling and surely what has attracted the interest of FBI investigators
...and to believe that people (all with misshapen heads) love her.
Who comes to mind when you think Cankles ,Cackles, and Condescending?
“...the Clinton Foundation is a 501(c)(3) public charity...”
Had to laugh. The only ‘charity’ involved their payroll.
The Uniparty takes care of their own. She’s done good work for them so rather than prosecute her for treason they’ll - maybe - get her for graft.
Should the FBI find a “smoking gun,” it would deal the Hillary Clinton presidential campaign a severe blow............................ Riiiiiiiiiight. Its a resume enhancement for Democrats. Keep dreaming.
And thus the need for a private server where 30,000 documents were deleted prior to submission to the State Department for perusal in order to satisfy FOIA and subpoenas.
That’s the problem for the Clinton Family Crime Syndicate.
Once the FBI starts looking, who knows what they’ll find?
maybe they can find the MISSING $6 BILLION in contractor funding...
clinton foundation is a good place to start
SAP classificaiton is not “classified”
as usual obama is either totally STUPID or LYING....
in either case it is a certainty he is involved in the FBI proceedings
and obozo KNEW ABOUT THE USE OF THE PRiVATE SERVER...
from day 1
hillary went to the NSA and asked for an obozo like blackberry and they told her to Foff... THEN SHE SET UP HER TOILET/CLOSET SERVER...
then she was hacked and was told that china france russia and israel and england were ALL HACKING HER SERVER....
she had knowledge and deliberately did waht she did.... WHCIH IS TO COMMIT KNOWINGLY AT LEAST 10+ FELONIES AND THOUSANDS OF MISDEMEANORS ...
Said to be among the most ethically challenged Hillary emails: Selling Access
CASE IN POINT The head of a Canadian company with an enormous interest in Africa....in the Congo’s mining and oil sector.....Lukas Lundin of Lundin Mining....... announced a $100 million donation to the Clinton Foundation on the heels of Hillary/s first presidential campaign....as she became Secy of State.
After the Congolese government attempted to regain control of its own mines, the State Department intervened on behalf of Lundin Mining and another mining company, Freeport Mines, also a Clinton foundation donor.
A round of talks in 2010, thought to be aided by the Clinton State Department, concluded with the pair of well-connected companies (Clinton Foundation donors) retaining their stakes in the mines and with the Congolese government being shut out of its own resources. (hat tip Schweizer book-—Clinton Cash)
MEMO TO THE FBI——HERE/S THE PAPER TRAIL.
Hillary/s State Dept Aide Shared Classified state
Dept Information With Clinton Foundation 2012 Email Shows
Aide Cheryl Mills sent information marked confidential to Clinton Foundation / BY Alana Goodman, Free Beacon September 28, 2015
A key aide of Hillary Clinton emailed classified information about the government in Congo to a staffer at the Clinton Foundation in 2012, according to a copy of the correspondence obtained by the Washington Free Beacon.
Cheryl Mills, Clinton/s chief of staff at the State Department, sent the email to the Clinton Foundations foreign policy director, Amitabh Desai, on July 12, 2012.
The message, which was originally obtained by the group Citizens United through a public records request, is partially redacted because it includes foreign government information that has been classified Confidential by the State Department......but was not marked classified by the State Department until this past summer, intelligence sources tell the Free Beacon that it would have been classified at the time Mills sent it because foreign government information is considered classified from inception.
The message could add to concerns from congressional and FBI investigators about whether former Secretary Clinton and her aides mishandled classified information while at the State Department.
About half of the forwarded message was redacted due to its classified nature before the State Department released it to Citizens United last month. Although it is not clear what the redacted section includes, the State Department said in a court motion filed last week that it concerns both foreign government information and critical aspects of U.S. foreign relations, including U.S. foreign activities carried out by officials of the U.S. Government.
The State Department added that the disclosure of this information has the potential to damage and inject friction into our bilateral relationship with African countries whose cooperation is important to U.S. national security.
The Clinton Foundation and the State Department did not respond to request for comment about the email, or say whether Desai...a non-government employee who has worked at the foundation since 2007....would have been authorized to view Confidential information.
Fox/s Krauthammer said some of the 30k emails Hillary deleted from her private email server very likely had references to the Clinton Foundation, which would be illegal and a conflict of interest.
Here's a concise summary the Clinton Foundation's tax free international money laundering scheme:
1. First, create a separate foreign charity........this one's in Canada.
2. Foreign oligarchs and governments then donate to this Canadian charity......over 1,000 ontributed mega millions out of the goodness of their hearts expecting nothing in return. (Imagine Putins buddies deciding to send untold millions to a Canadian charity).
3. The Canadian charity then bundles the separate mega-donations and makes one massive donation to the Clinton Foundation.
4. The Clinton Foundation and the cooperating Canadian charity claim Canadian law prohibits the identification of individual donors. (Canadian officials dispute the claim)
5. The Clinton Foundation then spends some of this money for legitimate good works programs (observers believe not more than a measly 10%). The rest goes to enrich the Clintons, for salaries paid to untold numbers of political factotums, hangers on, and to fund the Clintons' lavish lifestyle, travel, etc...... all tax free, which means you and I are subsidizing it.
6. The billion dollar Clinton Foundation can hire the worlds best accountants but somehow fails to report much of this funding on their tax filings. They allude to them asclerical errors and announce they are they are-filing 5 years of tax returns.
7. Include as a principal mining investor Frank Giustra, Clinton/s globe-trotting crony, who is central to the formation of Uranium One, the Canadian company that somehow acquired massive U.S. uranium interests and then sold them to an organization controlled by Russia.
Net result foreign money goes into the Clintons pockets tax free and is untraceable to the original donor.
This is the textbook definition of money laundering. Now you know why Hillarys destruction of 30,000 e-mails was a risk she was willing to take.
The Clintons could be back in the White House in January, 2017 unless people are informed. So inform and educate them.
We all know it’s just a waste of time and nothing is going to happen.
The NYT report WRT the sell-off of strategic US uranium assets to Russia noted that the uranium investors also donated to the Clinton Foundation, as follows:
<><> Canadian Frank Giustraglobe-trotting pal of Bill-donated $31.3 million and a pledge for $100 million more to the Clinton Foundation. Giustra built a company that later merged with Uranium One. Seems to have facilitated the uranium sell-off.
<><> Canadian Ian Telferdonated $2.35 million to the Clinton Foundation. Mining investor who was chairman of Uranium One when an arm of the Russian government, Rosatom, acquired it.
<><>Paul Reynoldsdonated $1 million to $5 million to the Clinton Foundation Adviser on 2007 UrAsia-Uranium One merger. Later helped raise $260 million for the company.
<><>Frank Holmes-donated $250,000 to $500,000 to the Clinton Foundation. Chief Executive of U.S. Global Investors Inc., which held $4.7 million in Uranium One shares in the first quarter of 2011.
<><> Canadian Neil Woodyer-Founded Endeavour Mining with Giustradonated $50,000 to $100,000 to the Clinton Foundation. Adviser to Uranium One.
<><> GMP Securities Ltd.-Donating portion of profits to the Clinton Foundation. Worked on debt issue that raised $260 million for Uranium One. (could also be the money-laundering apparat)
The NY Times reported the "Clinton Giustra Enterprise Partnership" collected about $33 million US tax dollars from Hillary's State Dept between 2008 and 2013.....$25 million of which was passed back across the border to the US-based Clinton Foundation.
Giustra then pledged $100 million to the Foundation after Clinton helped him clinch the mega-bucks uranium deal.
ITEM---millions of dollars and 1,100 donors are shrouded in mystery in the Canadian Giustra/Clinton operation. The Clinton Foundation signed a memorandum of understanding with the Obama White House agreeing to reveal its contributors every year. The agreement stipulates that the Clinton Giustra Sustainable Growth Initiative (as the charity was then-known) is part of the Clinton Foundation and must follow the same protocols.
SURPRISE: It hasnt.
Caught w/ his pants down, Giustra/s backtracking like crazy---saying Canadas federal privacy law forbids the Canadian-registered Clinton charity, from revealing its donors.
A memo he provided news organs cites fiduciary obligations to its contributors and Canadas Personal Information Privacy and Electronic Disclosure Act. We are not allowed to disclose even to the Clinton Foundation the names of our donors, Giustra says.
However, Canadian tax and privacy law experts were dubious of the Clinton/Giustra claims. A former director knowledgeable about tax policy at Canada's Department of Finance, said he wasnt aware of any tax laws that would prevent the Clinton charity from releasing its donor names. QUOTE There's nothing that would preclude them from releasing donor names. It's entirely up to them.
Hillary and Frank Giustra, left.
Hes a mining mogul......he facilitated the takeover of US uranium assets.... he received tax dollars from Hillary's State Dept.
Canadian mining magnate Frank Giustra is one of the Clinton Foundations largest donors. Giustra's $100 million contributions go directly:
<><> (1) to the tax-exempt Clinton Foundation, and,
<><> (2) to the Canada-based "Clinton-Giustra Enterprise Partnership."
The "Clinton-Giustra Enterprise Partnership" in turn sends money to the Clinton Foundation...(according to Canadian tax records researched by "Clinton Cash" author Schweizer).
DATA Sources: Clinton Foundation, CGEP (Canada);
Canadian tax records; compiled by Alberto Cuadra and
Rosalind Helderman May 3 at 8:11 PM
ARTICLE LINK http://www.washingtonpost.com/politics/wealthy-canadian-helps-fund-the-clinton-foundation/2015/05/03/f855ea22-f1ea-11e4-90bc-afe06f530791_graphic.html
As the Russians gradually assumed control of Uranium One in three separate transactions from 2009 to 2013, Canadian records show, a flow of cash made its way to the Clinton Foundation. Uranium One chairman used his family foundation to make four donations totaling $2.35 million. Those contributions were not publicly disclosed by the Clintons, despite an agreement Mrs. Clinton had struck with the Obama White House to publicly identify all donors. Other people with ties to the company made donations as well.
And shortly after the Russians announced their intention to acquire a majority stake in Uranium One, Mr. Clinton received $500,000 for a Moscow speech from a Russian investment bank with links to the Kremlin that was promoting Uranium One stock.
At the time, both Rosatom and the United States government made promises intended to ease concerns about ceding control of company assets to the Russians. Those promises have been repeatedly broken, records show. (hat tip amorphous)
Well, if you're a Clinton, that is the "regular process".
And for also giving aid and comfort to the enemy - ISIS.
In the old days she would have gotten the empty chair plugged into a wall socket.
There are three levels to this.
Level 1 - mishandling of classified info
Level 2 - public corruption/money laundering (Clinton Foundation nexus)
Level 3 - espionage - my bet is that she was a) selling classified info outright; and b) altering our foreign policy to satisfy “donor” demands
The first two could garner her some serious jail time, but hat last one she can fry for.
While I'm complete agreement with Hillary being guilty of the first two levels, I'm skeptical that she's guilty of this third level of criminality.
Instead, I'd suspect Hillary's faithful "companion", Huma Abedin, of committing actual espionage. She is very likely an agent of the Muslim Brotherhood and her position gave her an excellent opportunity to compromise our national security.
My counter to that would be twofold: first, the demands of total loyalty in the Clinton camp would forbid her top advisor having any sort of independent initiative that contradicted Clinton’s own; and second, while many politicians have cashed in in a big way on their political connections, the Clintons have taken in so much more money than anyone politician ever has before that mere influence peddling is insufficient to explain why they were able to rake in that much cash. They are some of the richest people in America now, and neither one has ever run a business or produced a product in their lives.