Hugh Rodham, Hillary’s brother, got a really sweetheart deal from the government of Haiti. A really sweetheart deal. Yes, an actual Gold Mine.
Hillary Rodham Clinton’s brother, Tony Rodham, sat on the board of a self-described mining company that in 2012 received one of only two “gold exploitation permits” from the Haitian government—the first issued in over 50 years.
The tiny North Carolina company, VCS Mining, also included on its board Bill Clinton’s co-chair of the Interim Haiti Recovery Commission (IHRC), former Haitian Prime Minister Jean-Max Bellerive.
Even the Haitian Senate was outraged, the royalties paid to Haiti are 2.5% or about half the going rate. Obviously, in a country as rich as Haiti, the Senate should butt out. It’s not like they need the money or anything.
And Tony needs to make a living, after all. You never can tell, he might be called upon to support Bill and Hillary in their declining years. Tony should be able to do that because the contract has an automatic renewal contract for 25 years.
The revelations about Tony are coming out in a new book called Clinton Cash by a New York Times best selling author and investigative reporter.
Clinton Cash should be entertaining. It digs into where the Clinton’s estimated $100 million net worth came from. After all, just a few years ago they were broke. It also digs into the Clinton Foundation and the decisions made by Secretary of State Hillary Clinton that benefited foreign donors, foreign governments, and foreign companies.
This should be fun. Sounds like another subject Mrs. Clinton won’t be answering any questions about. The book hits the shelves May 5.
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