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Republicans on the House Oversight Committee on Thursday investigating allegations of “pay to play” to the Clinton Foundation while Hillary Clinton was Secretary of state, as Democrats, the Capitol Hill rejected to listen to, as a partisan movement.
North Carolina GOP Rep. Mark Meadows, Chairman of the house oversight and Government Reform Subcommittee on Government Operations, opened Thursday in the hearing to Express concern about recently reported, tax documents, donations to the Clinton Foundation collapsed in the Wake of Hillary Clinton’s loss to Donald Trump, the 2016 presidential elections.
The submissions showed that the Foundation took in $26.6 million in 2017, a 58-percent drop from the received $62.9 million in the previous year.
“Now, multiple reports suggest that the decline in donations could reflect a ‘pay to play’ activity in the years before the decline in donations,” Meadows said.
The Clinton Foundation has always denied all allegations “to play.”
Meadows added that the Committee have appointed searched the US Minister of justice John Huber, the Prosecutor, to examine the Foundation, witnesses at the Thursday hearing. But Meadows said the Ministry of justice did not accept the invitation.
“Mr. Huber was asked of us this afternoon and update the Committee about the operations and progress in its investigations and, unfortunately, the Ministry of justice was not willing to make him available,” Meadows said. “I think it’s not only frustrating for me but frustrating for the American people.”
Meadows told Fox News last week, three people have made us with hundreds of pages of evidence of possible misconduct on the part of the Clinton Foundation, including the embezzlement of funds and allegations of quid-pro-quo promises to donors, while Hillary Clinton’s tenure as Secretary of state.
Then Attorney General Jeff Sessions appointed Huber, the assessment questions in connection with the FBI, the Clinton Foundation and the sale of uranium, amid calls from some conservatives for the appointment of a special counsel.
The top Democrat on the Committee, Virginia Rep. Gerry Connolly, stabbed in the Republicans to the beginning of the hearing, he accused you of, recycled attacks on the Clintons. He asked why the Committee studied the conflicts in the trump administration, and on the other scandals, such as former trump lawyer Michael Cohen was sentenced to prison for a variety of crimes.
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“Here we are, a couple of weeks before Christmas, and my Republican friends re-gifting are said an old sample”, Connolly, adding, “you have found nothing, but to not try, to do it again.”
Nevertheless, the Committee had a slate of other witnesses — Tom Fitton, President of Judicial Watch, Phillip Hackney, a law professor at the University of Pittsburg, Lawrence Doyle, to discuss DM income Advisors and John Moynihan from the JFM staff appear, the Clinton Foundation and laws for non-Profit organizations.
Fitton, reference is made, reported the Clinton Foundation received “incredible sums” of money from Saudi benefactors, is estimated to be between $18 million and $50 million, he said. Fitton added: “While Mrs. Clinton was Secretary of state, Bill Clinton gave two speeches, one in Saudi Arabia earn a total of $600,000.”
“There is enough evidence, they said, to ensure serious investigations of the Clinton Foundation,” Fitton.
Fitton, a conservative group, which often complains of the public records of authorities, also dinged agencies within the trump administration for not handing over documents.
“It is unfortunate that the Trump management want to divulge the full truth about this,” he said.
According to a Committee notice, the purpose of Thursday’s hearing was discussed, the administration of 501(c)(3) non-Profit organizations, the Clinton Foundation, as a case study.
The Committee advisory said, these organizations are not allowed”, or is capable of being organized to the benefit of a private person and only are allowed to participate, and minimal political activity” and added that, if “a non-profit organization, in violation of these terms and conditions, contributors, cheating, or engages in impermissible political activity, the IRS revoked its tax exemption.”
Fox News’ Samuel Chamberlain and Adam Shaw contributed to this report.