Bill Clinton’s lucrative speeches got fast approval at State

FILE - In this Nov. 12, 2010, file photo, former U.S. President Bill Clinton gestures as he delivers his keynote address at INTI International University in Nilai, Negeri Sembilan, Malaysia. When Hillary Rodham Clinton was secretary of state, her husband won hasty approval from her department to make a lucrative series of speeches to companies, organizations and governments around the world. (AP Photo/Lai Seng Sin, File)WASHINGTON (AP) — State Department officials gave speedy and sometimes only cursory consideration to potential conflicts of interest when approving former President Bill Clinton's lucrative speeches to global companies and foreign governments during Hillary Rodham Clinton's tenure as secretary of state, an Associated Press investigation has found.


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