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Mitt Romney On Clinton: 'It Looks Like Bribery'

"This is a very, very serious series of facts, and it looks like bribery." -- Mittens
Mitt Romney On Clinton: 'It Looks Like Bribery'
Takes one to know one, right, Mittens? Image from: Gage Skidmore

If anyone would recognize criminal behavior, it would be this weasel. A terrible politician, a guy who's the target of a racketeering suit, and he's accusing Hillary Clinton of bribery?

Former Republican presidential nominee Mitt Romney says that shocking allegations against Democratic presidential candidate Hillary Clinton have "every appearance that (she) was bribed."

During The Hugh Hewitt Show, Romney was asked about a New York Times story centered on cash flowing into the Clinton Foundation from the Russians as they won control of Uranium One, a Canadian-owned company with mines stretching from Central Asia to U.S. western states, according to The Daily Caller.

"Yeah, I've got to tell you, I was stunned by it," Romney replied. "I mean, it looks like bribery. I mean, there was every appearance that Hillary Clinton was bribed to grease the sale of 20 percent of America's uranium production to Russia."

He continued: "And then it was covered up by lying about a meeting in her home with the principals, and by erasing emails. And I presume we might know for sure whether there was or was not bribery if she hadn't wiped out thousands of emails.

"But this is a very, very serious series of facts, and it looks like bribery."

Steve Benen scoffed at Romney's claim, too:

Mitt Romney has invested an enormous amount of time, energy, and resources into trolling President Obama for the last several years, to the point that the two-time failed presidential candidate has become one of his party’s highest-profile attack dogs. But as the next presidential election takes shape, the former governor is picking up a new hobby: trolling Hillary Clinton.

Commenting yesterday on the New York Times article on the Clinton Foundation’s international donors, Romney said, “I was stunned by it. I mean, it looks like bribery.” The Republican added there is “every appearance” that the former Secretary of State “was bribed.”

That’s obviously a very serious allegation. And like so many of Mitt Romney’s other allegations, it also appears to be completely untrue. (Given Romney’s previous praise of the Clinton Foundation’s foreign partnerships, it’s also a little ironic.)

Maybe it's time to have another look at Willard's financial dealings since 2012.


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