So last week the official story from State Department spokesperson Jen Psaki was that donations to the Clinton Foundation while Hillary was Secretary of State had been reviewed and cleared.
That turns out to be false:
The State Department is stepping back from a spokeswoman’s comment last week suggesting that the agency’s ethics lawyers signed off on donations to the Clinton Foundation during Hillary Clinton’s tenure as secretary of state.
Asked at a daily briefing Thursday about the foundation’s failure to submit a $500,000 donation from the country of Algeria for a conflict of interest review in 2010, State Department spokeswoman Jen Psaki told reporters that the department did such reviews whenever the non-profit founded by former President Bill Clinton sent in information about a potential gift.
“We like to review — and we have reviewed every donation that was submitted,” Psaki said.
However, there are no indications any Clinton Foundation donations were ever sent to the State Department for approval.
Ready for Hillary … to just go away.