As he was leaving office in January 2001, President Clinton pardoned 450 people for crimes ranging from cocaine trafficking to kidnapping and terrorism. Several pardons personally benefited Hillary Clinton and were investigated for direct ties to her New York senate bid.
Marc Rich, a billionaire fugitive, owed the government over $160 million and was charged with tax evasion, wire fraud, racketeering and trading with Iran. Richie’s ex-wife Denise Rich a close friend of the Clinton’s donated over $600,000 to the Clinton Presidential Library just prior to the pardon. Mrs. Rich also gave $14,000 to the Clinton Legal Defense Fund and $135,000 to Hillary Clinton’s Senate Campaign.
The New Square Four were elders of a republican voting hasidic community, convicted of defrauding the government of millions of dollars. Candidate Clinton, met with their grand rabbi. Hillary Clinton received their votes and the New Square Four received their pardons. Hillary Clinton claimed, I did not play any role, whatsoever in the pardons.
Hillary Clinton’s brother at lawyer, Hugh Rodham, charged high fees to use his family influence to obtain presidential pardons. Carlos Vignali, a Los Angeles drug lord, paid Rodham over $500,000 and his sentence for cocaine trafficking was commuted. Almon Braswell, a scam artist paid Rodham over $250,000 and was pardoned for defrauding senior citizens of millions of dollars.
The source for this material is from LYBIO
Part 10 (Hillary’s criminal career) will follow.