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Clinton Foundation Statement

[Bruce R. Lindsey, chairman of the board of the Clinton Foundation, sent a nine-page letter to ABC News in response to questions and a request to interview former President Bill Clinton on the subject of the Foundation’s work in Haiti. Below are excerpts from that letter. The related ABC News reports are available HERE and HERE.] Thank you for your interest in our efforts to help Haiti. As you may know, President Clinton has been asked to serve Haiti in several ways and the Clinton Foundation has also worked in Haiti for many years, since before the 2010 earthquake that devastated the country. It’s important to understand and appreciate the different roles that each has played in Haiti, always at the request of the Haitian Government. For example, the Clinton Foundation was not involved in the decision-making, funding, or construction of the projects you’ve asked us about, though your questions presume we were. Therefore, before you consider our answers to your specific questions...
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