Hillary On Foundation: ‘There’s A Lot Of Smoke And There’s No Fire’ [VIDEO]

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Appearing on CNN, Democratic Party presidential nominee Hillary Clinton denied that donations to the Clinton Foundation played any role in who she met with as secretary of state. “There’s a lot of smoke and there’s no fire,” Clinton told Anderson Cooper.

Asked why it would be inappropriate for the Clinton Foundation to accept foreign donations if she were to be elected president but it wasn’t inappropriate when she was secretary of state, Clinton said, “What we did when I was secretary of state, as I said, went above and beyond anything that was required, anything that any charitable organization has to do.”

“Obviously, If I am president, there will be some unique circumstances and that’s why the foundation has laid out additional, unprecedented steps that it will take if I am elected,” Clinton continued.

Asked if those “unique circumstances” existed while she was secretary of state, Clinton flatly denied it. “No, no. Look, Anderson, I know there’s a lot of smoke and there’s no fire.” Clinton then shifted the conversation to meetings she had while the nation’s top diplomat that were not in question.