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1 year ago

Bill Clinton says he will stop giving paid speeches if Hillary wins

Bill Clinton said on Wednesday he'd not give paid speeches if his wife, Hillary Clinton, was elected US president.
Republicans and media commentators have criticised both Clintons for earning millions of dollars from paid speeches, saying the practice raises the chance of conflicts of curiosity.
The former president said however carry on and give speeches without compensation if Mrs Clinton, the front-runner for that 2016 Democratic presidential nomination, entered the White House.
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"I most certainly will still give speeches though on the subjects I'm enthusiastic about, and I've really enjoyed them," he told Bloomberg TV at a Clinton Foundation conference in Denver.
From quantity of low-key visits to crucial primary states, Mrs Clinton is due to formally launch her campaign with a rally in The big apple on Saturday.
Asked whether he would keep giving paid speeches if Hillary Clinton entered the White House, he explained: "No. I can't think so. I wouldn't believe - because when you finally reach be president then you're just building a daily story."
In an interview with CNN on the conference, Mr Clinton gave among his lengthiest rebuttals yet of allegations Hillary Clinton gave favorable treatment to donors on the family's charities while she was US Secretary of State.
"No person has ever inquired about for anything," he said of the foundation's donors.
Mr Clinton said he didn't know whether foreign governments, companies along with foundation donors were seeking anything in return beyond supporting philanthropy.
"And i also do not think Hillary would know, either," he explained. "She was pretty busy those years. I never saw her study a listing of my contributors, and I had little idea who had previously been working prior to a State Department."
Journalists and political opponents have not to turn up any proof that Mrs Clinton's State Department sold favours. The Clintons dismiss the allegations as politically motivated.
But progressively more Americans have said they find Hillary Clinton untrustworthy in polls.
"Yeah, but I mean we're utilized to it," said her husband.
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He described Hillary Clinton as "the rock" of his family and said he thought that Americans would come to learn more about that side of her.
"I trust her with my life and also have on more than one occasion," he was quoted saying. "I don't mean I was facing physical death," he added in an interview, which CNN said hello would broadcast on Sunday.

1 year ago

Day after Myanmar hit, Army and Government suggest more in offing

Day after Myanmar hit, Army and Government suggest more in offing

Each day following the Army carried out strikes through the Myanmar border at militant groups suspected being behind the June 4 attack on the Army convoy, sources said today more and more such operations could not be ruled out given the “scale” of the Northeast militant infrastructure throughout the border.
Sources said you'll find about 20 camps which are likely targets. Officials also maintained ambiguity in the Tuesday operation saying “all seriously isn't over”.
National Security Advisor Ajit Doval is predicted to check out Myanmar soon to discuss further “joint action” contrary to the insurgents. Indian Ambassador to Myanmar Gautam Mukhopadhaya today reviewed the post-operation situation with senior officials in the Myanmar government in the capital Nay Pyi Taw.
Foreign Secretary S Jaishankar had visited Myanmar unannounced on May 22 prior to fighting breaking out with the NSCN (K) to set cross-border security cooperation plans. Officials said his visit hasn't been linked to yesterday’s operations.
In details who have now begun to emerge, sources declared no less than 20 militants were killed and 11 “seriously injured” inside the operations that had been carried out by commandos “by walking”. Interestingly, the “men” picked up to the operation were ones with “North-Eastern features” so they really could go.
The operation was led by 21 Special Forces (Para), an elite para-commando unit from the Indian Army. Sources declared that though India’s intention to stage retaliatory strikes was distributed to Myanmar days prior to the attack, data on specific targets was “neither called for nor given.”
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A number of the militants killed may have been active in the last Thursday’s ambush in Chandel which killed 18 soldiers in the Dogra unit. Chicago goods
Sources said that one team of 21 Special Forces, based at Leimakhong, slithered down from two Advanced Light helicopters onto militat camps in Myanmar territory. Although these camps were identified targets, their location was confirmed by UAV missions executed from Imphal. No less than three UAV missions were conducted hebdomadally and latest images were compared to previous ones to verify how the camps were still occupied.