Saturday, July 05, 2014

What You Didn't Hear About The Clinton Speaking Fees

Hillary Clinton defends $200G speaking fee for colleges: it goes to charity - NY Daily News:

Hillary Clinton defended her $200,000 fee for university speeches since its all for charity.

The former Secretary of State, in London promoting her book, said on Friday that she doesn’t hang on to the money she has earned from college events.

“All of the fees have been donated to the Clinton Foundation for it to continue its life-changing and life-saving work. So it goes from a foundation at a university to another foundation,” she told ABC News about past gigs, including a February speech at the University of Miami, a March appearance at UCLA and an April stop at UCONN...
Many universities are sitting on multibillion dollar endowments. They can afford it.

1 comment:

billy pilgrim said...

there's a difference between the money going straight to charity and to her foundation. but that's only my opinion.