GAME CHANGER? Donald Trump could cash in on ‘Bill Clinton Inc.’ leaks. “Trump himself blasted what he called the ‘outright corruption’ of the Clintons on the campaign trail and sought to use it as a glimpse into what a Hillary Clinton White House might look like.”
Related: Howie Carr: I wouldn’t stand too close to Doug Band this weekend.
Another thing I wouldn’t want to do is have to write a life insurance policy for Doug Band. In case you haven’t been paying much attention to the inner workings of the Clinton Foundation as detailed in the WikiLeaks dumps, Doug Band’s role is summed up nicely in this headline from the L.A. Times:
“An aide says he once arranged for $50 million in payments for Bill Clinton.”
Fifty million! And now it’s all laid out, in public documents, by Doug Band himself. Far, far beyond a reasonable doubt, if you want to get technical about it. Even James Comey could make this case — but he wants to keep breathing, too.
These latest leaks really do explain the whole breathtaking pay-to-play aspect of the Clinton Foundation. Band is bragging about his prowess as an extortionist, although he prefers to call it “the unorthodox nature of our roles.” But he does point out with some pride that his shakedowns, I mean charitable outreaches on behalf of Bill Clinton, “guided more than $30 million for him personally, with $66 million to be paid out over the next nine years.”
Wow! Whatever happened to, “Never write when you can speak, never speak when you can nod, never nod when you can wink”?
These people didn’t just write it down, they emailed it out, on unsecure servers.
Why not? What consequences have they suffered?