Could Hillary’s State Dept. underlings have really handed $10 million to a Clinton Foundation donor?
Is Trump right that she might not be able to even run for office? Can you run for President from prison?
What do you think?
That’s Mr. Hillary with Miami businessman Claudio Osorio.
An official at the Overseas Private Investment Corporation, a federal agency under the guidance of the State Department, wrote a memo on Jan. 26, 2010 to her superiors recommending funding for a construction project in Haiti.
According to the proposal, Miami businessman Claudio Osorio and his company InnoVida would build homes on the island using low-cost proprietary panels. Lynn Tabernacki, OPIC’s renewable energy director, noted in the report that InnoVida had “U.S. persons of political influence that are able to assist in advancing the company’s plans.”
“For instance, former President Bill Clinton is personally in contact with the Company to organize its logistical and support needs,” wrote Tabernacki. “Secretary of State Hillary Clinton has made available State Department resources to assist with logistical arrangements.”
And the Clinton Foundation?
Additionally, the Clinton Global Initiative had “indicated that it would be willing to contract to purchase 6,500 homes in Haiti from InnoVida within the next year.”
Could there possibly be MORE? Of course there could be, it’s the Clintons don’t you know.
What was not explicitly stated in the memo, but known to OPIC officials at the time, was that Osorio had a prior relationship with the Clintons. Days earlier, the businessman had shown Tabernacki a video of Bill Clinton speaking at his home in 2007. The speech took place during a fundraiser for Hillary Clinton’s presidential campaign that Osorio hosted at his Star Island mansion.
Osorio was also a Clinton Foundation donor, contributing between $10,000 and $50,000 to the organization. Additionally, he had hired Clinton’s 2008 finance director Jonathan Mantz to lobby OPIC for the loan request.
Think Claudio got the money?
Less than 24 hours after Tabernacki’s recommendation was sent, OPIC approved a $10 million loan to InnoVida.
Oh well, at least 6,500 Hatian families got housing, right? Ummm, no.
But the homes in Haiti were never built. By the following year, InnoVida had declared bankruptcy and its owner had caught the eye of both the Securities and Exchange Commission and the FBI.
Guess what? Nobody knows where the $10 million went.
Claudio is doing 12 years in Club Fed and the Clintons are walking around free as birds. Shocked? I’m not. The State Department is refusing to comment on the transaction. I’m not shocked by that either.
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