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Could Bill’s Foreign Connections hurt Hillary???

Posted by Media Outrage on November 15, 2008

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Now that Hillary Clinton is one of the people being considered for the job as Secretary of State, some are wondering if selected, will it present a conflict of interest, due to her husband’s foreign connections.

Via Yahoo:

WASHINGTON – Former President Bill Clinton‘s globe-trotting business deals and fundraising for his foundation sometimes put his activities abroad at odds with Sen. Hillary Rodham Clinton and could cause complications if President-elect Barack Obama picks her to be secretary of state.

During her own White House campaign, the New York senator criticized China for its crackdown on protesters in Tibet and urged President George W. Bush to skip the Olympics in Beijing. Her campaign was embarrassed by reports that her husband’s foundation had raised money from a Chinese Internet company that posted an online government “Most Wanted” notice seeking information on Tibetan human-rights activists that may have been involved in the demonstrations. Read the rest of this entry »

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