Hillary Clinton Doesn’t Specify How Weinstein Money Will Be Re-Donated

Washington Free Beacon | 10/11/2017 | Charles Russell
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BY: Charles Russell

Former presidential candidate Hillary Clinton said she would donate the money she personally received from Hollywood mogul Harvey Weinstein, neglecting to say what would happen to the money Weinstein gave to her campaign committee.

Clips - CNN - GPS - OutFront - Clinton

In clips from CNN's "GPS" that aired on "OutFront," Clinton answered questions from Fareed Zakaria about her relationship with Weinstein. Zakaria asked about the money she received from him, and she said she would donate it to unspecified charities.

"I give 10 percent of my income to charities every year and this will be part of that," Clinton said referring to re-donating Weinstein's donations.

Clinton - Questions - Weinstein - Relationship - Harassment

Clinton went on to answer questions about Weinstein and her relationship and if she knew about the sexual harassment.

"I was just sick, I was shocked, I was appalled—it was something that was just intolerable in every way," Clinton continued. "This was a different side of a person who, I and many others had known in the past."

Clinton - Time - Harassment - Allegations - Donor

This is Clinton's first time publicly speaking on the sexual harassment allegations against the famous Democratic donor. Clinton waited five days before releasing a statement on Weinstein’s sexual harassment accusations by her press secretary on Twitter.

Zakaria followed up, "Would you have called him a friend?"

Others - People - Politics - Couple - Decades

"Yes, I probably would of, and so would so many others. People in Democratic politics for a couple of decades appreciated his help and support," Clinton said.

Weinstein is accused of sexually harassing women many times over three decades. The New York Times first broke the story that has since brought out more accusations. Oscar-winning stars like Gwyneth Paltrow and Angelina Jolie have come forward to share their stories. The New Yorker also uncovered a tape of Weinstein admitting he groped women as well.

Clinton - Anything - Harrassment - Friendship

Clinton said she did not know anything about his sexual harrassment during their friendship.

"I certainly didn’t," Clinton said....
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