Clinton campaign says AP refuses to delete factually inaccurate tweet
The tweet is about the [su_facebook]foundation, the claim being that half of those who met with Clinton as cabinet secretary gave to the organization. It’s not true.
The implication, though never explicitly stated, was that in order to get an audience with Hillary Clinton, you had to pay up first…
BREAKING: AP analysis: More than half those who met Clinton as Cabinet secretary gave money to Clinton Foundation.
— The Associated Press (@AP) August 23, 2016
First, the AP threw out any meetings with individuals working in some official capacity on behalf of government agencies both foreign and domestic — as in, the overwhelming majority of Clinton’s meetings. They were left with a truncated list of 154 meetings, 85 of which were with people who also contributed to the Clinton Foundation. That’s 85 meetings with Clinton Foundation donors during the first two years of her term as the United States’ chief diplomat.