Bill Clinton on Chelsea Staying at Fdn Creating ‘Conduit’ To Wife’s Administration: ‘Well, We All Know People’

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On Tuesday’s broadcast of CNBC’s “Fast Money Halftime Report,” former President Bill Clinton responded to a question on whether his daughter Chelsea would be a “conduit” to his wife by remaining at the Clinton Foundation even if Hillary Clinton is elected president by stating, “Well, we all know people, but you know they made that conduit argument, the State Department said that there there was nothing to it, the career people at the State Department.” Clinton was asked, “You’re stepping down from the foundation, though, Chelsea is not at this point, and she seems to me to be a conduit, who would essentially get through to Hillary Clinton too.” He answered, “Well, we all know people, but you know they made that conduit argument, the State Department said that there there was nothing to it, the career people at the State Department. And I think it’s quite different if you have the — if it’s — the foundation’s operating in America, taking no corporate contributions, only individual contributions, and disclosing them every three months, as we do now, and confining ourselves basically to health and education and service work.” Clinton continued, “We are doing some — we got to finish