Former Governor: Russians I Met With Today Want Their $500K Back for Bill Clinton’s Speech

Russian officials told former Governor Mike Huckabee they want their $500,000 back for Bill Clinton’s speech in Moscow in 2010.

Bill Clinton gave a speech to the Russia-based Renaissance Capital in Moscow on June 29, 2010.

Bill Clinton speaks in Moscow for one hour for half a million dollars. (Breitbart)

Russian president Vladimir called Clinton to thank him for speaking.

Governor Mike Huckabee says Russia wants their money back.


FOX News reported on Clinton’s speech in Russia:

Trump White House officials now are trying to draw attention to that speech and the Clintons’ ties to Russia in a bid to counter criticism over Trump Jr.’s now-infamous meeting.

“If you want to talk about having relationships with Russia, I’d look no further than the Clintons,” Deputy Press Secretary Sarah Huckabee Sanders said at a briefing last week. “Bill Clinton was paid half a million dollars to give a speech to a Russian bank, personally thanked by President Putin.”

The former president indeed had received a personal call from then-Prime Minister Vladimir Putin expressing his appreciation for the speech. According to Mrs. Clinton’s ethics disclosure form filed while she was secretary of State, Bill Clinton was paid $500,000 by the Russia-based finance company Renaissance Capital for his June 29, 2010, speech in Moscow to its employees and guests attending the company’s annual conference.

Now the Russians want their money back.

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