Tell the Clintons to give their $25 million in speaking fees to good causes

Wall Street, Big Pharma, and corporate technology interests have shelled out hundreds of thousands of dollars supposedly just to hear Hillary or Bill Clinton give a speech.

According to a new report by Consortium News, Hillary Clinton took in $11.8 million in 51 speaking fees from January 2014 to May 2015, when she officially launched her presidential campaign. Bill Clinton delivered 53 paid speeches to bring in $13.3 million during that same period. That's over $25 million total, largely if not entirely from wealthy parties with a strong interest in influencing U.S. government policy.

We urge the Clintons to clear their corrupted image by donating their $25 million in recent lecture fees to organizations legitimately working for campaign finance reform, Wall Street reform, environmental protection, and peace.

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7229 5 days ago Thomas Wanning New Paltz, NY , US Why should the US Government be for sale?
7228 1 month ago David Smith Denver, CO , US
7227 1 month ago Andrew Johns el sobrante, CA , US
7226 1 month ago irene winkler madison, WI , US
7225 1 month ago Tom Knutson Forest Lake, MN , US
7224 2 months ago Bruce Sharp Round Rock, TX , US
7223 2 months ago Susanne M. ("Sue") Turi Hamden, CT , US As things stand, I'm not comfortable with Hillary becoming president even though she is quite capable, because she seems to be "in bed with" rich "power brokers" and, perhaps, even foreign countries...
7222 2 months ago Anne Dugaw Costa Mesa, CA , US
7221 2 months ago Norma Williams Portland, OR , US
7220 2 months ago L Harding Jacksonville, FL , US
7219 2 months ago Molly Hauck Kensington, MD , US
7218 3 months ago Sylvia Piskunov paterson, NJ , US
7217 3 months ago Sandra Husband Burien, WA , US
7216 3 months ago Karen Hardin Greeneville, TN , US
7215 3 months ago Anonymous Redlands, CA , US
7214 3 months ago L Harding Jacksonville, FL , US
7213 3 months ago Laurie Eaton St Paul, MN , US
7212 3 months ago Anonymous Oakland, CA , US
7211 3 months ago stephanie pappas san francisco, CA , US Its all too little, too late, even if they did. SHeesh wouldnt it be grand? How do we get thru to these mega-riche? I like to fantasize that all the greedy bastards wake up and give it all away. get...
7210 3 months ago Andre Walter Austin, TX , US
7209 3 months ago Claudia Rullman Leverett, MA , US This evening I heard Hillary Clinton 'express her emotions' about the very real and deeply emotional issues relating to the increasing incidence (and/or awareness) of autism.

It wa...
7208 4 months ago Eileen Wunderlich Houston, TX , US
7207 4 months ago Anonymous Austin, TX , US
7206 4 months ago Tiana Brachel Cartersville, GA , US
7205 4 months ago Suzanne Rappaport Cleveland, OH , US
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Consortium News: The Clintons' Paid Speech Bonanza
Washington Post: Two Clintons. 41 Years. $3 Billion.
Wall Street Journal: Speaking Fees Meet Politics for Clintons
International Business Times: Clinton Foundation Donors Got Weapons Deals