What A long time coming: The FBI announced an open investigation into the Dirty Clinton foundation and their ‘pay to play’ practices.
While the few die-hard Clinton Supporters still in existence are calling foul over the new Clinton probe, calling it a distraction to the ever failing Mueller investigation, what they don’t seem to understand is that this has been a long time coming. Not only was this probe a campaign promise made by President Donald Trump long before the Russian collusion investigation, but has been secretly underway for months now.
The investigation will take a look at the numerous ‘donations’ the Clintons received during their reign in power as well as the retraction of funds once Hillary lost the 2016 elections. Sources also say the FBI will be focusing their attention on the funds the Clinton foundation received from foreign ‘interests’ before and after the Uranium-One sale finalized. This story just gets better from there, take a look.
The Justice Department has launched a new inquiry into whether the Clinton Foundation engaged in any pay-to-play politics or other illegal activities while Hillary Clinton served as secretary of State, law enforcement officials and a witness tells The Hill.
FBI agents from Little Rock, Ark., where the foundation was started, have taken the lead in the investigation and have interviewed at least one witness in the last month, and law enforcement officials said additional activities are expected in the coming weeks.
The officials, who spoke only on condition of anonymity, said the probe is examining whether the Clintons promised or performed any policy favors in return for largesse to their charitable efforts or whether donors made commitments of donations in hopes of securing government outcomes.
The probe may also examine whether any tax-exempt assets were converted for personal or political use and whether the foundation complied with applicable tax laws, the officials said.
One witness recently interviewed by the FBI described the session to The Hill as “extremely professional and unquestionably thorough” and focused on questions about whether donors to Clinton charitable efforts received any favorable treatment from the Obama administration on a policy decision previously highlighted in media reports.
The witness discussed his interview solely on the grounds of anonymity. He said the agents were from Little Rock and their questions focused on government decisions and discussions of donations to Clinton entities during the time Hillary Clinton led President Obama’s State Department.
The FBI office in Little Rock referred a reporter Thursday to Washington headquarters, where officials declined any official comment.