Daily Revolt

November 15, 2007

Clinton Pardons Now Big Hillary Donors

Now we know what those pardons were about:
Three recipients of controversial 11th-hour pardons issued by former President Bill Clinton in January 2001 have donated thousands of dollars to the presidential campaign of his wife, Democratic front-runner Sen. Hillary Clinton, D-N.Y., according to campaign finance records examined by ABC News, in what some good government groups said created an appearance of impropriety.

"It's not illegal," Melanie Sloan, executive director of Citizens for Responsibility and Ethics in Washington, told ABC News. "But, of course, it's inappropriate and she should return the money. It does raise the appearance that this is payback.

You mean like she didn't know that those questions were planted during her town hall meetings:
"One can only hope that she wasn't yet aware of who made the donations," said Sloan.

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