Is "Special Government Employee" Huma Abedin The Smoking Gun In Hillary's "Pay-To-Play" Scheme?

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Having previously warned that Hillary "is often confused," Clinton's top aide, Huma Abedin - previously best known for standing by her husband Anthony Weiner after his sexting scandal - is now at the center of the Clinton Foundation - State Department debacle. As Bloomberg reports, for the final eight months of Clinton's reign as Secretary of State, Abedin worked for both The Clinton Foundation and as a "special government employee" at The State Department.

Huma Abedin was previously most infamous as the "good wife" standing by her sexting scandal husband Anthony Weiner...

 

And then, as we previously noted, Abedin gained some more infamy for admitting about Hillary that "she's often confused"...

Source: Judicial Watch vs State emails

But, as Bloomberg now reports, Abedin's overlapping jobs bring a renewed focus on Clinton's conflicts of interest while at the State Department...

Huma Abedin stepped down from her post as deputy chief of staff at the State Department and Hillary Clinton’s ever-present personal assistant on June 3, 2012. Only she didn’t really leave.

 

Instead, in a reverse twist on a program intended to bring talented outsiders into government, Abedin was immediately rehired as a “special government employee.” She also took paying jobs with the Clinton Foundation and Teneo Holdings, a consulting firm with international clients that was co-founded by a foundation official who also was Bill Clinton’s long-time personal aide.

 

Abedin’s multitasking in the final eight months of Hillary Clinton’s time as the top U.S. diplomat -- and her role as intermediary for some of the same players before that -- are drawing renewed scrutiny after a conservative watchdog group’s release last week of a new batch of e-mails to and from Clinton aides. Abedin has become the personification of an election-year debate over whether the nonprofit foundation will create conflicts of interest if Clinton wins the White House.

Clinton was rated trustworthy by just 41 percent of likely voters in a Bloomberg Politics national poll conducted Aug. 5-8. More than half said that the Clinton Foundation’s acceptance of foreign contributions while she was secretary of state bothers them “a lot.”

“The Clinton Foundation for Hillary Clinton is kind of a walking conflict-of-interest problem,” Meredith McGehee, policy director for the nonpartisan Campaign Legal Center, said in an interview. “Clearly this notion that it could continue to operate while she was secretary of state -- it was a built-in problem. If you’re really looking at what should happen if she’s elected, neither her husband nor her daughter, certainly no relative, should have any connection with the foundation.”

 

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When Clinton was awaiting confirmation as President Barack Obama’s secretary of state in 2009, she wrote a letter to the State Department’s chief ethics officer promising that she wouldn’t “participate personally and substantially in any particular matter that has a direct and predictable effect upon this foundation, unless I first obtain a written waiver or qualify for a regulatory exemption.”

 

But that “did not preclude other State Department officials from having contact with the Clinton Foundation staff,” just as they “are regularly in touch with a wide variety of outside individuals and organizations,” department spokeswoman Elizabeth Trudeau told reporters last week.

That’s where Abedin came in.

Abedin’s arrangement as a “special government employee” has been challenged since 2013 by Republican Senator Chuck Grassley of Iowa, who has questioned whether she was overpaid and wrote her that “you allegedly sent or received approximately 7,300 emails on your official Department of State address that involved Mr. Douglas Band,” the Bill Clinton aide and Clinton Foundation official who co-founded Teneo.

 

In a 2013 letter to State Department officials, Abedin said she left her full-time post because “the birth of my son in December 2011 led me to decide to spend the bulk of my time in New York City where my family lived.” She said she stayed on as an hourly employee working for “the Secretary of State in her personal capacity to help prepare for her transition from public service.”

 

Abedin wrote that she provided “strategic advice” to Teneo’s management team but never did “any work on Teneo’s behalf before the department” nor provided information from government sources to help its clients make investment decisions, as Republicans had suggested.

 

Abedin’s arrangement was questioned in a 2013 civil lawsuit by Judicial Watch, the conservative watchdog group, which pressed for documents under the Freedom of Information Act. After Clinton’s use of a private e-mail server when she was secretary of state became public, the group got the the case reopened and has been obtaining -- and publicizing -- a steady barrage of e-mails and deposition transcripts on the e-mail system and other topics.

 

Last week, Judicial Watch produced e-mails including a 2009 exchange in which Band wrote Abedin that it was “important to take care of” an individual, whose name was redacted. Abedin replied that “personnel has been sending him options.”

 

In another 2009 exchange, Band asked Abedin and Cheryl Mills, Clinton’s chief of staff, to put Lebanese-Nigerian billionaire Gilbert Chagoury in touch with a State Department "substance person" on Lebanon. The Chagoury Group co-founder has given between $1 million and $5 million to the Clinton Foundation, according to a list of donors posted online.

The debate over the Clinton Foundation simply shows “the way Washington works,” said Scott Amey, general counsel at the Project on Government Oversight.

“It’s instances like this that cause the public to have a negative view of how our government works, and it really gives people the impression that deals are done in back rooms and based on who you know rather than what you know,” Amey said in an interview.

While Abedin hasn’t said whether she’d return to Washington and the White House to serve again in a Clinton administration, the Clintons have acknowledged that they would have to forge a new relationship with the foundation they started. But they haven’t provided details.

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BullyBearish's picture

Those are some seriously scary looking people...

TradingIsLifeBrah's picture
TradingIsLifeBrah (not verified) BullyBearish Aug 15, 2016 1:24 PM

Makes me wonder if whatever Hillary has is contagious 

Chris Dakota's picture
Chris Dakota (not verified) TradingIsLifeBrah Aug 15, 2016 1:26 PM

George Soros is the Sect of State and the President.

InjectTheVenom's picture

that skank Huma, along with Hitlery, deserve to rot in a max-security prison for the rest of their pitiful lives...hopefully after Trump gets in this November he has the balls to make it happen !

y3maxx's picture

Huma Abedin?  

What sect of the Holy Tribe is she from?

She works for Clinton, publically and privately?

and Weiner is her husband?

...She's got like 5 strikes against her.

froze25's picture

She's a member of the "House of Saud" tribe.

jcaz's picture

LOL-  he's taking a selfie of himself already, murmuring "Carlos Danger, Master of the Universe"......

BaBaBouy's picture

If It Walks Like A Corrupt Regime, Smells Like A Corrupt Regime, Tastes Like A Corrupt Regime, Then ~~~

bamawatson's picture

if you like your corrupt regime . . . .

Chuck Norris's picture

I'm surprised she hasn't committed "suicide" yet.

Vatican_cameo's picture

 

Weiner is the kind of guy who Masturbates in front of the Mirror so he can watch the expression on his own face.  Her choice of husband says a lot about her judgement.  What a pair.

lakecity55's picture

"If he's a weasel, I'm the White Mamba!"
---The Don

azusgm's picture

I highly doubt that she had much choice at all in the marriage. More likely an assignment.

Bill Clinton officiated at the marriage.

Bastille Day's picture

Scooter Libby, er I mean Huma Abedin, is being set up to take the fall so Dr. Evil can rule the world.

LadiesLoveCoolJames's picture

Any grown ass man that call himself "scooter" should be skinned alive and fed to the hogs. And that is secondary to all the war crimes that Libby perpetrated. Cunt!

lakecity55's picture

"Hitlary's Aide, Huma Abedin, was found gunned down near where Seth Rich was murdered only a few weeks ago. Police say robbery was not a motive."

August's picture

>>>"... a negative view of how our government works"

If you think of the DC Regime as "our government", you're already lost.

"The government" is acceptable, I suppose, although "lying treasonous scumbags" is the preferred usage.

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Chris Dakota (not verified) bamawatson Aug 15, 2016 7:56 PM

I looked at Huma's chart to see what I could and all over it is sexual attraction to Hillary. Huma's Sun/Moon/Venus on Hillary's Pluto/Saturn/Mars.

Im certian they do S/M sex.

disgusting

Huma however is going to be caught in a big lie and disappearing something. If I knew her birthtime it would be clearer.

Im thinking its a movie...movie, movie, movie came into my head.

Ms No's picture

Please dear God tell me it wasn't a foursome.  I just scarred my own brain with a visual of old man Pedo Bill ineffectually yanking his pud while standing over the other three in bed and Anthony-gutter-cock is taking a strap on via Cankles.

... And the rockets red glare the, bombs bursting in air, gave proof through the night that our flag was still there...

Oops, never mind.  

Whoa Dammit's picture

Hey Chris,

Take a look at Hillary's current progressed chart & natal transits>> Specifically Progressed Moon conjunct Natal Neptune, as well as Transit Neptune conjunct Natal Moon.  Please let me know your thoughts on this. Seems like a chart full of bat shit crazy to me.

Thx.

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Chris Dakota (not verified) Whoa Dammit Aug 16, 2016 12:15 AM

First of all her natal moon is in Pisces so that would accentuate the confusion, delusion, deception.  It correlates to the lies  and secrets that are coming out now as they conjunct in her 10th house. Transit Neptune in Pisces conjunct Moon on the IC is collapsing foundations. Neptune is not yet conjunct her moon but the progression is exact. With Moon in Pisces she is what Trump (I know he uses astrology) said "a weak person" she has no clear sense of herself and with a lifetime of lying and posing she no longer knows who she is, these transits/progressions will accentuate that. She feels like she is living in a house of mirrors and the walls are closing in on her.  All these hacks, leaks are going to push her over the edge since she has never had a strong sense of self to begin with.  Progressed Neptune/Moon are square to progressed Mercury. She is losing her mind, she won't make it through a debate without that showing. We  live from the Moon and when Neptune transits Moon/IC our world collapses, we are bankrupt.

When I had Neptune conjunct my IC and Moon in Sagittarius at the same time I went on a cruise ship, sold all my stuff and went around the world twice (Sag) I was living with all foreign people, no newspapers, no contact with what was familiar I sort felt like I was losing my stability and sense of direction. Neptune rules prisons and hospitals. I had to get used to not being able to eat when I wanted to, I was becoming institutionalized which happens, then when you leave the ship you feel out sorts and want to go back.

If we can believe her birth time Cancer is on the 8th house and Pisces the 4th which Neptune rules.

That is death and circumstances at the end of life. I continue to believe she is not long for this world.

Huma not much better Progressed Mercury/Venus/Mars conjunct Pluto. Transit Saturn conjunct Neptune, that's the law and that's the scam. Clinton  fake (Neptunian) Charitable Foundation for profit (Venus) Mars to Pluto can be murder, she better stay out dark alleys. She could go to prison too.

 When I had transit Pluto conjunct Mars in the 4th, I was telling my husband "I have to be careful of dark alleys." Well we lived with an alley behind us, and within 5 minutes we pulled our car out of the garage into the alley and this black guy was pointing a gun at us in the rain in the dark. See it was danger but I was not inviting it by doing crime myself, I was well aware of the danger at that time because I do astrology so I didn't die, but had I been living risky life I might have. Plus I know stuff before it happens, Pluto 12th and Moon Sag conjunct IC and opposition to Mercury MC.

Anthony Weiner

Venus conjunct Mars in Cancer transit Uranus square, can remove a woman from his life (also more sexting)

Transit Saturn square Sun/Uranus/Pluto he is of the agenda generation with Uranus/Pluto conjunction in the 60s. He is the agenda and it is being punched in the gut now with the Uranus/Pluto opening square.  His progressed Moon in Cancer depending on time of birth he is either having Pluto/Moon or Uranus/Moon, trouble with women. Sexters, Wife, Hillary.

all of this points to loss for them.

METAVORE's picture

By the time Pluto in Capricorn finishes with the ruling class, they will all either be DEAD or making gravel with a sledge hammer for the new public works projects. They thought they owned the unseen (hacker world) all by themselves. Clinton has failed the test of Scorpio to the max and the venom loaded sting is headed straight for her. She likes killing and death so much. Like everyone else, she will get a taste soon enough of her own. She will spend eternity in a room with Bill on a monitor saying, "I did not have sex with that woman." It is very interesting watching the high and mighty paint indelible dayglo targets on themselves. They are so foolish and vain. They will cry like pigs when the time comes for them to LOSE everything. They have so much to lose after all. The story of the Avanti Brahman would be a good thing for her to read at this point.

lakecity55's picture

"If you like your Huma, you can eat your Huma."

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Chris Dakota (not verified) bamawatson Aug 16, 2016 8:59 AM

Hillary has an ISIS problem.

It is Lafarge a french cement company she worked for in the 80s. They are clients of the Corrupt Clinton Foundation and they give money to ISIS.

https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Lafarge_(company)#Board_of_directors

http://www.brasschecktv.com/videos/campaign-2016/hillary-saudi-arabia-an...

The Merovingian's picture

When I read the headline I thought Weiner had been caught masquerading on snapchat as Smoking Gun now .... pity ... At least that story might have more legs than continued Clinton corruption in the MSM. This is going to get buried on page 27 right next to the hemorrhoid removal ad. Pains in the ass flock together ...

lakecity55's picture

"My wife (applause), My wife," said Trump, "Doesn't go looking for strange, ferocious Weasels. She has one at home (applause)!

Chupacabra-322's picture

@ froze,
No doubt, she's a foreign Agent. Pandora's Box has been opened. Makes one wonder who Huma's "handler" is, and what is she transmitting.

sunnyside's picture

I would love when Trump starts talking about this and Huma, that he refer to her husband as Carlos Danger.

LadiesLoveCoolJames's picture

Ha! He might even get my vote for that. I'm easy.

wildbad's picture

Exactly right.  Deep cover but very true.  How convenient that she has become indispensable to the twitchy, forgetful, spacey, confused, coughing, waddling criminal Killary.

Maybe checking hair records of the Hildebeast will show exactly when the heavy metals began to be introduced into her cappucini.

Wiener and Abedin have the same functional fake relationship that Billary has.  It has nothing to do with normal mammalian attraction and everything to do with narcissistic riding the power elevator to the top.

 

Good, now they are both handicapped.  Knee kapping will be the next step if there is a god....and there is.

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mountain99889 (not verified) wildbad Aug 15, 2016 3:02 PM

Wiener and Abedin..... Jews and Saudis are in bed with each other

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mountain99889 (not verified) mountain99889 Aug 15, 2016 3:09 PM

Pervert Jew Anthony Wiener just got fooled into sexting with another man - Jew Wiener is a loose cannon, a sex addict married to Clinton's chief advisor -  but still sunni Abedin remains loyal to her Jew husband Weiner how touching - sunni arabs and Jews it's true love

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mountain99889 (not verified) mountain99889 Aug 15, 2016 3:16 PM

 "First he was Carlos Danger. Now — in yet another sexting scandal — he’s a randy “mongoose.”

Sext fiend Anthony Weiner boasted of his animal prowess — claiming he was “deceptively strong . . . like a mongoose” — and gave his cellphone number to a college student during a flirty, private online chat on a recent trip to Los Angeles, The Post has learned.

But the joke was on the horndog pol, whose wife, Huma Abedin, is a top aide and close confidante of Hillary Clinton.

The target of his online affection was really a dude. " - http://freedom4um.com/cgi-bin/readart.cgi?ArtNum=196679

lakecity55's picture

"Uhh! Anthony pisses me off."
"Huma, homey, we can fix that. He was never president. Take this.
"Your Foster PPK?"
"And the suppressor. Help me roll up this carpet."
"But he takes care of the Little Wiener."
"We'll find the kid a Mistress."
"Tony does like whips and chains...so will Jr."

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mountain99889 (not verified) mountain99889 Aug 15, 2016 3:26 PM

saudis blow things up, our Jew media then directs us to attack the enemies of the jews and the saudis who sleep together and who share the same goals, the destruction of syria, iran and Russia

Mr. Universe's picture

Well, if by Mongoose he means Weasel, then OK.

froze25's picture

The Saudi's and the Israelis are refereed to as the "Sisters" in the intelligence community for a reason.

Help Is Not Coming's picture

a sex addict married to Clinton's chief advisor

a sex addict married to Clinton

Two women in politics with close connections to each other and both are married to politician who are sex addicts.  Hmm....

Wordplumber's picture

For those who tend to assign deeper mening to anagrams:

Hillary Rodham Clinton =

Horny Mandoll Clithair.

Just putting that out there. 

Doom Porn Star's picture

"Knee kapping will be the next step "

This is the USA, Man!!

We CAN aim higher!!!

zeronetwork's picture

looks to me like "lizard" has sucked life out of them.

lakecity55's picture

Huma the Skank needs to be lowered slowly into a pen of Hungry Hogs.

Dormouse's picture

Last time I saw a mouth like that it had a hook in it.
—Al Czervik

philosophers bone's picture

Is a double-ended dildo a conflict of interest!!

TheABaum's picture

Somehow, I think that might be good for Huma to know before she serves her mistress again.

Mustafa Kemal's picture

It seems that the new POTUS and her staff are going to be alot of abused wives.

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Here2Go (not verified) BullyBearish Aug 15, 2016 1:25 PM

That's what happens when the coffins get opened during daylight hours.