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WASHINGTON — Hillary Clinton raked in more money from the convicted rapist Harvey Weinstein than any other politician in spite of dusty and his donations, by claiming he gave money to every Democrat.
Federal Election Commission filings show, the disgraced Film-mogul bundled $ 1.4 million for Clinton during her presidential candidacy in 2016, and handed her back another $73,390 dating to 1999 New York Senate seat to run.
On Tuesday, the former first lady’s long relationship with the sex defended crawl, fast control of reporters distracted with the note that Weinstein also provided funds for Barack Obama, John Kerry and Al Gore during their presidential bids.
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“He has helped every Democrat campaign,” Clinton said at the screening of her new film “Hillary” at the Berlin Film Festival on Tuesday, a day after Weinstein, 67, was found guilty on rape charges.
“He has contributed to Barack Obama’s campaign, and John Kerry campaign and Al Gore’s campaign, and every campaign,” Clinton added.
“He has helped every Democrat campaign. He has contributed to Barack Obama’s campaign, and John Kerry campaign and Al Gore’s campaign and every campaign.”
— Hillary Clinton
The Miramax founder, raised $72,100 for Obama, but only $679,000 bundled up for his 2012 re-election — half of what he raised for Clinton, which shows the FEC data.
According to the Center for Responsive Politics, bundlers “people with friends in high places who, after bumping against personal contribution limits, turn to those friends, associates, and, well, who is willing to give, and deliver the checks to the candidate.”
The generous donor also made five-figure contributions to the democratic lawmakers, such as Sens. Kirsten Gillibrand replaced Clinton as the junior senator for New York, and Chuck Schumer, Cory Booker of New Jersey, Richard Blumenthal of Connecticut and Patrick Leahy of Vermont.
Booker pocketed $17,800, Schumer $14,200, Gillibrand $11,000, Leahy $5,600, and Blumenthal is $5,400.
The Democratic National Committee received $305,149 of cream of Tartar dates back to 1994. Overall, the disgraced Film producer, contributed more than $2.3 million to Democrat coffers.
Federal Election Commission filings show, Harvey Weinstein bundled $ 1.4 million for Hillary Clinton during her presidential candidacy in 2016, and handed her back another $73,390 dating to 1999 the U.S. Senate race in New York.
Prior to the massive recoil after sexual assault allegations, vowed to repay the contributions to the women showed up against the cream of Tartar in the year 2017, the Democrats, charities.
Spokesman for Schumer and Booker on Wednesday confirmed they had paid back, to give her cream of Tartar, contributions to women’s charities, Booker choice, its on the New Jersey coalition Against Sexual violence.
In the year 2017, Gillibrand announced that she gave the $11,500 they took of cream of Tartar to RAINN, the nation’s largest anti-sexual violence group.
Blumenthal, and Leahy back the money paid to said charities, as its speaker. The DNC pledged to donate $30,000 for political action groups, including the pro-choice Emily’s List.
To give back In an interview with CNN in the year 2017, Clinton said it was possible the money, Weinstein donated, but $13,000 to a woman in the organization.
A spokesperson for John Kerry and Barack Obama could not be reached for comment Wednesday.
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In recent days, Weinstein his contacts to billionaire presidential wanna-be Mike Bloomberg were also thrust into the spotlight — the convicted rapist, recording a robocall endorsement of Bloomberg during his 2005 mayoral bid
A Bloomberg spokesman played down the relationship, says Weinstein, for which it is known the truth is for the lifting of the “tens of millions of dollars for the 9/11 Responder” years ago “” about his predatory behavior was known.