Consumer advocate and former presidential candidate Ralph Nader is calling for a Senate investigation into the Clinton Foundation.
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“I think the American people—the American taxpayers—ought to have an open, fair, thorough Senate investigation into the Clinton Foundation because they’re pushing the envelope so far this way and that way in a kind of indirect personal enrichment,” Nader said during an interview on the FOX Business Network’s After the Bell.
Nader, known for his 1965 book “Unsafe at Any Speed,” as well as multiple bids for the presidency as a third-party candidate, described the Clinton foundation as “a political operation” and an “indirect family piggy bank for the Clintons.”
“You had the huge speech fees by Bill Clinton—he’d go to Asia or the Middle East, pick up $5,000-10,000 a minute for the speeches—sponsored by commercial interests who wanted certain decisions out of Secretary of State Hillary Clinton’s State Department,” he said.