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Sun May 29, 2016, 08:55 PM

4. This is from Paul Thompson's Clinton Email Scandal Timeline:

About Blumenthal's time at the Clinton Foundation
Early 2009 - March 2015: Sid Blumenthal takes a job at The Clinton Foundation, advises the secretary of state frequently, and promotes the interests of two government contractors. Sid Blumenthal is paid about $120,000 a year as a full-time employee of The Clinton Foundation. He gets the job in early 2009 as the behest of former President Bill Clinton, who employed him in the White House in the 1990s. He keeps the job until March 2015, the same month that the Clinton email scandal first becomes news. Blumenthal appears to have been a private citizen without a security clearance since the 1990s. Yet for the duration of Clinton's time as secretary of state, and while he is being paid by The Clinton Foundation, he frequently emails her with intelligence information and advice. His foundation job doesn't seem to have anything to do with any of the foundation's charitable works. According to Politico, "While Blumenthal's foundation job focused on highlighting the legacy of Clinton's presidency, some officials at the charity questioned his value and grumbled that his hiring was a favor from the Clintons, according to people familiar with the foundation." After March 2015, Blumenthal will be a paid consultant to American Bridge and Media Matters, two groups supporting Clinton's presidential campaign that are run by David Brock, an ally of both Clinton and Blumenthal. (Politico, 5/28/2015)

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