It's "the most anticipated and feared book of a presidential cycle still in its infancy," according to The New York Times, and GOP presidential candidates and conservative super PACs are already salivating over it.
The thrust of the claims of Peter Schweizer's new book are readily apparent in the title: Clinton Cash: The Untold Story of How and Why Foreign Governments and Businesses Helped Make Bill and Hillary Rich. Schweizer, a conservative who once worked as a speech-writing consultant to George W. Bush, argues that the Clinton Foundation and Bill Clinton accepted donations in exchange for favors while Hillary Clinton served as secretary of state. Schweizer claims he has discovered "a pattern of financial transactions involving the Clintons that occurred contemporaneous with favorable U.S. policy decisions benefiting those providing the funds."
The Clinton campaign dismissed the book as part of a conservative line of attack that focuses on "twisting previously known facts into absurd conspiracy theories." The book comes out May 5.
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