Former president Barack H. Obama was reportedly paid almost $600,000 for a speech in Bogota, Colombia, earlier this week according to ZeroHedge.
“According to the report, Obama earned ‘2 billion Colombian pesos,’ or $591,000 USD speaking at the EXMA conference, held Monday and Tuesday,” ZeroHedge said. “Conference attendees could also snap a photo with the former president for just 11 million Colombian pesos, or around $3,200.”
High-profile Democratic Party politicians have long been criticized for accepting huge sums to give speeches to Wall Street bankers and foreign entities. Obama received $400,000 in Sept. 2017 for a speech at a Wall Street health conference.
Sen. Bernie Sanders (I-Vt.) infamously criticized failed presidential candidate Hillary R. Clinton for accepting $225,000 for speeches on Wall Street.
“Those must be some great speeches,” he said, tacitly accusing Clinton of being bought-and-paid-for by banksters.
Bill Clinton also gave two expensive speeches – clocking in at a total of $600,000 – in Saudi Arabia during the time when Hillary Clinton was Secretary of State, garnering “pay for play” allegations.
Fox News reported:
[Judicial Watch’s Tom] Fitton referenced reports of the Clinton Foundation receiving “staggering sums” of money from Saudi benefactors, estimated between $18 million and $50 million, he said. Fitton added: “While Mrs. Clinton was secretary of state, Bill Clinton gave two speeches in Saudi Arabia earning a total of $600,000.”
“There is enough evidence to warrant serious investigations of the Clinton Foundation,” Fitton said.
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Marjorie Taylor Greene Plans to Introduce Articles of Impeachment Against President Biden ON DAY ONE
She’s citing Biden family corruption.
Georgia freshman Congresswoman Marjorie Taylor Greene is planning on introducing articles of impeachment against President Joe Biden the day after he’s inaugurated.
Greene made the announcement on Wednesday.
On January 21st, I’m filing Articles of Impeachment on President-elect @JoeBiden.
75 million Americans are fed up with inaction.
— Marjorie Taylor Greene 🇺🇸 (@mtgreenee) January 14, 2021
Greene is citing Biden family corruption, accusing Biden of standing by as his own relatives enriched themselves through business deals with foreign oligarchs, using the former Vice President’s family name.
Biden game-planned on messaging to dismiss his son Hunter’s involvement with corrupt Ukrainian oil company Burisma, receiving advice from the State Department while accusing the company’s oligarch owner of criminal activity. It didn’t occur to Biden to address the fact that his own son secured highly lucrative employment with Burisma until the topic became a point of political contention in the 2020 election.
Biden’s brother, Jim Biden, has also been accused of securing lucrative business deals in China under the auspices of the Biden family name. Biden has steadfastly refused to speak in detail about suspicious Biden family business dealings, even though he’s gone so far as to openly brag about securing the termination of a Ukrainian prosecutor investigating Hunter Biden and Burisma for laundering profits of the former state-owned enterprise.
Greene is demanding that Biden be held accountable for the de facto licensure of his family name in Ukraine, an international liability that far surpasses anything proven to be real through a lengthy investigation into Donald Trump’s supposed connections of Russia.
The articles of impeachment are doomed from the get-go, with Speaker of the House Nancy Pelosi assured to protect Biden from allegations of corruption and poor governance. However, the Democratic Party has been unable to resist turning the presidential impeachment process into a wholly partisan, reactionary affair, and may reap the whirlwinds of their decision if Republicans willing to hold the establishment politician accountable gain majorities in the House and the Senate.
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