WIKILEAKS: Leaked Email Shows Huma Abedin Admitting That Hillary Clinton's Morocco Trip was a Pay-for-Play for a $12 Million Donation, and that Hillary "Created This Mess and She Knows It"
From Ace of Spades:
The email from Huma Abedin, Clinton's Deputy Chief of Staff at the State Department, was addressed to Podesta and campaign manager Robby Mook. Hillary Clinton was a director of the foundation at the time.
Singapore and Hong Kong officials reportedly were also vying to convene the CGI meeting in their countries, but the North African nation ultimately hosted it in a five-star hotel in Marrakesh, Morocco, in 2015.
Abedin told Podesta and Mook that Morocco was not CGI's "first choice." (CGI = Clinton Global Initiative)
The actual meeting was paid for by OCP, the Moroccan-government-owned mining company that has been accused of serious human rights violations.
Clinton vigorously supported the Moroccan King when she was Secretary of State and the U.S.-financed Export-Import Bank gave OCP a $92 million loan guarantee during her tenure as Secretary of State.
The mining company also contributed between $5 million to $10 million to the Clinton Foundation, according to the charity’s web site.
Abedin described the arrangement in the email as having been organized by her boss.
Hillary Clinton "created this mess and she knows it," she told Podesta and Mook.
She said the Moroccan deal was entirely dreamed up by her boss.
"This was HRC's idea, our office approached the Moroccans and they 100 percent believe they are doing this at her request. The King has personally committed approx. $12 million both for the endowment and to support the meeting."
HRC stands for Hillary Rodham Clinton.
The Robert F. Kennedy Center for Justice charged OCP with "serious human rights violations," including exploitation of workers by not "adequately compensating the impoverished people who live there."