Hillary Clinton Defends Speaking Fees Going to Charity: Fees Former Top Politicians Get

Hillary Clinton defends speaking fees which she says go to charity
Hillary Rodhan Clinton has defended her six-figure speaking fees at universities by saying these fees haven’t gone to her for the past year and a half, but to charity through the Clinton Foundation. The controversy came to a head when students at the University of Nevada, Las Vegas (UNLV) called on Clinton to forego the $225,000 fee she’s getting for a speaking engagement as part of a university foundation dinner in October. The students feel the money could go to better use to help students, rather than to her.

In a normal year, this would likely be a non-issue, but it isn’t a normal year. Hillary Clinton is widely expectd to make a run for the presidency in 2016, and her

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4 Responses to Hillary Clinton Defends Speaking Fees Going to Charity: Fees Former Top Politicians Get

  1. gail says:

    You would think that republicans would be cheering her for her free market acumen for being able to earn so much from speaking. Just goes to show it’s all politics and nothing to do what anyone actually believes…

  2. rick says:

    The Clinton’s are like communists pushing the impoverished equality life of the maximum security prison on the people while they exempt them selves living the life of kings

  3. billy ry says:

    earning money isn’t the problem, its her doing exactly what Romney does but somehow not wanting to be held to the same standard she applied to him. and claiming poverty while gathering millions in fees.

    also transferring the money to her own charity. getting a tax break for taking money from her right pocket and putting it in her left and somehow acting like she is saving the world. its the hypocrisy on her part that is wearing thin

  4. Bill says:

    All speaking fees paid to Billary go directly to the Human Fund.

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