“An unusual nexus of mining interests, relief work in Haiti, and a former U.S. first family is raising new ethics questions that could affect Hillary Clinton’s presidential ambitions. Clinton’s brother, Tony Rodham, was a board member of a North Carolina mining company that enjoyed prime access to Haitian gold deposits in the wake of post-earthquake […]
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“Hillary Rodham Clinton’s brother, Tony Rodham, sat on the board of a self-described mining company that in 2012 received one of only two “gold exploitation permits” from the Haitian government—the first issued in over 50 years… The Rodham gold mine revelation is just one of dozens featured in a forthcoming bombshell investigative book by three-time […]
“Former Secretary of State Hillary Clinton’s brother was on the board of one of only two companies that received a “gold exploitation permit” in 2012 from the Haitian government — a first in over 50 years. Tony Rodham served on the board of VCS Mining, a tiny North Carolina company, along with Bill Clinton’s co-chair […]
“Harper, an imprint of HarperCollins Publishers, will publish Clinton Cash: The Untold Story of How and Why Foreign Governments and Businesses Helped Make Bill and Hillary Rich by New York Times bestselling author Peter Schweizer on Tuesday, May 5, 2015.Clinton Cash reveals how the Clintons went from “dead broke” on leaving the White House to […]
“… The latest example is the Stop Trading on Congressional Knowledge (STOCK) Act, which explicitly bars lawmakers and staffers from spreading or trading on inside information. The law passed in 2012 only after CBS’ 60 Minutes aired a scathing report, based on a book by Peter Schweizer, exposing the way members of Congress profit from their lawmaking…” To […]
“… Last year fewer than 60 bills emerged from Congress. (Some people might find this number too high.) What else are members doing with their time? Stupid me: dumb question! They are too busy raising money for their next political campaign. Or, if you follow the bipartisan examples cited in Peter Schweizer’s excellent book, Extortion: […]
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“The more powerful the politician (or aspiring), the greater the likelihood the radio is playing the station WII-FM. The political system’s territory of items and relationships that are evaluated for strategic advantages or usefulness has become distorted, according to Peter Schweizer’s 2013 book, “Extortion: How Politicians Extract Your Money, Buy Votes, and Line Their Own […]
“This Christmas, it’s not too late to get a book that may well be the missing link that helps you understand what’s going on in Washington these days. Peter Schweizer has written a book called “Extortion: How Politicians Extract Your Money, Buy Votes, and Line Their Own Pockets.” The subtitle gives away the plot, but […]
“In a move sure to spark consternation inside the White House, Rep. Phil Gingrey (R-GA) sent a letter Tuesday to embattled Health and Human Services (HHS) Secretary Kathleen Sebelius requesting she produce a list of the one-on-one meetings she and President Barack Obama allege to have held in the over three-and-a-half years leading up to […]