Tell the Clintons to give their $25 million in speaking fees to good causes

Wall Street, Big Pharma, and corporate technology interests have shelled out hundreds of thousands of dollars supposedly just to hear Hillary or Bill Clinton give a speech.

According to a new report by Consortium News, Hillary Clinton took in $11.8 million in 51 speaking fees from January 2014 to May 2015, when she officially launched her presidential campaign. Bill Clinton delivered 53 paid speeches to bring in $13.3 million during that same period. That's over $25 million total, largely if not entirely from wealthy parties with a strong interest in influencing U.S. government policy.

We urge the Clintons to clear their corrupted image by donating their $25 million in recent lecture fees to organizations legitimately working for campaign finance reform, Wall Street reform, environmental protection, and peace.



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7241 8 months ago Anonymous Arlington , TX , US
7240 1 year ago Stephanie Christoff White Plains, NY , US
7239 1 year ago Tamar Dick Catasauqua, PA , US
7238 1 year ago Teresa Kohl Manteno, IL , US
7237 1 year ago Anonymous VOORHEES, NJ , US This precious planet called Earth has been doomed since the beginning of man-unkind, because humans, especially white males, are sooo self-absorbed with their endless and dangerous avariciousness.
7236 2.2 years ago Ken Gale NYC, NY , US Just because it's legal doesn't mean it's moral or ethical, and that needs to change, too.
7235 2.2 years ago Lester Kober Quinton, NJ , US You warmongering beast, you're a terrible entity.
7234 2.2 years ago Rebecca Mathis Edgewater Park, NJ , US
7233 2.4 years ago Robert Cook Corby, ot , GB
7232 2.5 years ago Linda Trescott Hamilton, MT , US
7231 2.5 years ago wes Howard Hutchins, TX , US
7230 2.5 years ago Lori Walker Veneta, OR , US
7229 2.5 years ago Thomas Wanning New Paltz, NY , US Why should the US Government be for sale?
7228 2.6 years ago David Smith Golden, CO , US
7227 2.6 years ago Andrew Johns El Sobrante, CA , US
7226 2.7 years ago irene winkler madison, WI , US
7225 2.7 years ago Tom Knutson Forest Lake, MN , US
7224 2.7 years ago Bruce Sharp Round Rock, TX , US
7223 2.7 years ago Susanne M. ("Sue") Turi Hamden, CT , US As things stand, I'm not comfortable with Hillary becoming president even though she is quite capable, because she seems to be "in bed with" rich "power brokers" and, perhaps, even foreign countries...
7222 2.7 years ago Anne Dugaw Costa Mesa, CA , US
7221 2.7 years ago Norma Williams Portland, OR , US
7220 2.7 years ago Lisa Harding Jacksonville, FL , US
7219 2.7 years ago Molly Hauck Kensington, MD , US
7218 2.8 years ago Sylvia Piskunov Paterson, NJ , US
7217 2.8 years ago Sandra Husband Kent, WA , US
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Background:
Consortium News: The Clintons' Paid Speech Bonanza
Washington Post: Two Clintons. 41 Years. $3 Billion.
Wall Street Journal: Speaking Fees Meet Politics for Clintons
International Business Times: Clinton Foundation Donors Got Weapons Deals