Before seeking presidency, Hillary ran a pay for play scheme

Much has been made in recent weeks of cash contributed by countries and large corporations to the Clinton Foundation in what appears to be favors granted by then Secretary of State Clinton to contributors. But what of Clinton's actions a decade ago, while she was running for the Senate? Vox has some startling information on Hillary's granting special favors to companies in exchange for contributions not only to the Foundation, but also to Clinton personally. Almost a decade ago, as Hillary Clinton ran for re-election to the Senate on her way to seeking the presidency for the first time, the New York Times reported on her unusually close relationship with Corning, Inc., an upstate glass titan. Clinton advanced the company's interests, racking up a big assist by getting China to ease a trade barrier. And the firm's mostly Republican executives opened up their wallets for her campaign. During Clinton's tenure as Secretary of State, Corning lobbied...(Read Full Post)