US approved most Bill Clinton speech requests within days
WASHINGTON (AP) — U.S. State Department officials under Secretary of State Hillary Rodham Clinton moved quickly when aides to Bill Clinton asked them in March 2010 to approve plans for the former president to address clients of a British bank under investigation for violating international sanctions. Within four days, the department's ethics office signed off on the request — as it did for hundreds of others from the former president during his wife's four-year tenure leading the agency.
12 May, 2015 Bill Clinton’s lucrative speeches got fast approval at State 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 […]
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13 January, 2014 Biden voices hope for Kerry’s Mideast efforts JERUSALEM (AP) — U.S. Vice President Joe Biden on Monday tried to give a boost to the flagging Mideast peace process, saying he believes Israel and a future Palestine could become an "island of stability" in a turbulent region and expressing hope that leaders would make the […]