Donors Articles


Bill Clinton: Accountant to Blame for Not Disclosing Foreign Donations on Taxes

6:07 PM, May 04, 2015

Bill Clinton is blaming the Clinton Foundation's accountants for not disclosing the acceptance of foreign donations on tax documents filed with the I.R.S. The former president made the comments in an interview with NBC:

"There was no attempt to hide them," Clinton said. "The guy that filled out the forms made an error. It's not like we didn't tell everybody who gave us the money. The guy put it on the wrong form."

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Clinton Foundation: 'Yes, We Made Mistakes'

9:08 AM, Apr 26, 2015

The Clinton Foundation is now admitting that mistakes were made. "[Y]es, we made mistakes, as many organizations of our size do, but we are acting quickly to remedy them, and have taken steps to ensure they don't happen in the future.

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Ex-Con Dem Pol Says DWS Could Have Had Feds Called On Her

8:04 AM, Feb 20, 2015

Florida congresswoman and chairman of the Democratic National Committee Debbie Wasserman Schultz might have been the subject of a federal investigation, suggests a former Democratic politician and ex-con. Politico reports that Wasserman Schultz "offered to change her position on medical marijuana if a major Florida donor recanted his withering criticism of her."

Here's more from Politico:

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Juan Williams: Foreign Donations to Clinton Foundation 'Unethical,' 'Rank Influence Peddling'

11:57 AM, Feb 18, 2015

Liberal commentator Juan Williams called the foreign donations to the Bill, Hillary, and Chelsea Clinton Foundation "rank influence peddling" and "unethical" in remarks today on Fox News:

Williams pointed out, Hillary Clinton is being asked about her position on the Keystone XL pipeline at the same time she's accepting money from the company that wants to build the company. 

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Liberal Super PACs Spin Gold Into Straw, Declare Success

2:16 PM, Nov 10, 2014

After the 2012 presidential election, Republican donors were left scratching their heads, thinking: how could we spend all that money and fall so short?

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'Democratic Donors Benefit Financially from Climate Policy'

7:49 AM, Mar 21, 2014

Matthew Continetti, writing for the Washington Free Beacon:

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Obama Decries 'Winner-Take-All' Economy to Rich Folks 'Who Are Doing Very Well'

11:52 AM, Oct 31, 2013

President Obama attended a Democratic fund raising event in Weston, Massachusetts Wednesday night at the home of Alan and Susan Solomont.  Among the 60 attendees were a number of high-profile Democrats, according to the Boston Globe:

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Barr Campaign: Donation From Dead Man Was a 'Typo' (Updated)

11:23 AM, Aug 29, 2013

The congressional campaign of former Georgia congressman Bob Barr received a curious donation last quarter--from a man who had been dead for nearly three years. Barr's son Derek responded to the questions about the donation to the Atlanta Journal-Constitution's Jim Galloway.

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GOP Candidate for Congress Received Donation From Dead Man

7:14 AM, Aug 27, 2013

A Republican candidate for Congress in Georgia has received around a quarter of his donations from out of state--and at least one of those is from the grave.

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Hillary Disclosed, Why Won't Hagel?

4:50 PM, Feb 07, 2013

 

A reader with experience in government and the philanthropic sector notes:

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Defending His Turf

10:42 AM, Jan 16, 2013

Senator Chuck Schumer is not down with the idea of people selling their tickets to the presidential inauguration next week. And he has "asked" Craigslist and eBay to cease and desist offering them.  It is a matter of civic hygiene, don't you know.  As the senator helpfully explained, "Having a ticket to the inauguration is a privilege, it's not something that should be used to make a profit."

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