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Matt Politicano
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HRC and the Financial Crisis

Bloomberg: The List Of Donors To The Clinton Foundation “Includes Donations From Some Of The Companies Embroiled In The Financial Crisis, Including Such Firms As Insurer American International Group Inc. That Got Government Aid.” “Former President Bill Clinton, meeting a precondition for his wife, Hillary, to become secretary of state, revealed at least $41 million in donations to his foundation from foreign nations such as Saudi Arabia…The list also includes donations from some of the companies embroiled in the financial crisis, including such firms as insurer American International Group Inc. that got government aid. AIG gave between $250,000 and $500,000 to the foundation, according to the disclosure.” [Bloomberg, 12/18/08] Bloomberg: Lehman Brothers, Citigroup, And Merrill Lynch Gave To The Clinton Foundation. “Former President Bill Clinton, meeting a precondition for his wife, Hillary, to become secretary of state, revealed at least $41 million in donations to his foundation from foreign nations such as Saudi Arabia…Lehman Brothers Holdings Inc., which filed for bankruptcy in September after the government declined to step in with aid, gave between $100,000 and $250,000. So did Citigroup Inc. and the Merrill Lynch & Co. Foundation. Merrill Lynch agreed to a takeover by Bank of America Corp. on the day Lehman collapsed.” [Bloomberg, 12/18/08]