McCaskill On Clinton Donor’s Appointment: ‘I’m Not Sure That Was A Good Idea’

Steve Guest Media Reporter
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Democratic Sen. Clair McCaskill acknowledged on Sunday, “I’m not sure that was a good idea” that a donor to Hillary Clinton and the Clinton Foundation was appointed to a position to which he had no qualifications.

Appearing on “Fox News Sunday,” host Chris Wallace asked, “You say that there were no favors, let’s talk about another case, Rajiv Fernando, he was a securities trader who gave at least $1 million to the foundation and was appointed to the International Security Advisory Board, Senator even though he had absolutely no qualifications and no experience in that area.” (RELATED: Emails Show Big-Time Clinton Donor Directly Asked To Be Placed On State Dept. Arms Control Panel)

“I’m not sure that was a good idea,” McCaskill replied. (RELATED: Top Clinton Foundation Official Asked Hillary’s State Department For Favors For Associates, Donors)

In 2009, Fernando emailed key Clinton aide Huma Abedin, “If there is any way I can be a part of the list of the final 25 I would be grateful. Please let me know if there is anything you need me to do.”

In recent days, Donald Trump has slammed Clinton’s tenure at the State Department as “pay-for-play.” (RELATED: Giuliani: Hillary And The Clinton Foundation Make An ‘Excellent’ Racketeering Case)

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