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In a major speech earlier this week, Clinton sharply criticized three countries – Saudi Arabia, Qatar, and Kuwait – for "funding extremist organizations." She said that these countries should stop supporting "radical schools and mosques around the world" that expose young people to extremism.
Here's the irony: The Clinton Foundation has received a whopping $40 million from all three of these countries, according to NY Post and The Daily Caller.
According to the nonprofit's records, the Clinton Foundation has received:
- An approximate amount between $10 million and $25 million from the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia
- Between $5 million and $10 million from the State of Kuwait
- Between $1 million and $5 million from the State of Qatar
The Saudis also donated $10 million to help fund Bill Clinton's presidential library, the NY Post added.
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The Clinton Foundation says on its website that all of the money goes to improving the lives of millions around the world.
But many question why these three nations have given more to the Clintons than almost any other charity, the NY Post reported.
The donations also pose a strange conflict of interest for Clinton, who failed to mention them in her speech…
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- The Daily Caller: The Nations Clinton Bashes for Terrorism Funding Gave Up to $40 Million to Clinton Foundation
- NY Post: Funding Terrorism – and the Clintons
- Money Morning: Six Years of Dubious Clinton Foundation Errors Were Just Refiled — Here's What We Know