Hillary Clinton’s Senate tenure was undistinguished. In seven years she introduced only three minor bills, which became law, including the naming of a Post Office.
She helped secure millions in federal assistance for a New York developer, ethics questions arose when the business men donated over $120,000 to the Clinton Foundation.
Senator Clinton did not support English as the official language of the United States government.
And she enthusiastically voted for the Iraq War Resolution.
Hillary Clinton ignored Senate rules and reporting requirements for hiring of staff and non-paid fellows. Hillary Clinton broke the Senate Code of Conduct and his multiple conflicts of interest. Hillary Clinton was investigated by the Senate Select Committee on Ethics.
The complaint filed by Judicial Watch states:
Re: Ethics Senator Rodham Clinton.
Under the provisions of the Senate Ethics Manual, Appendix C, Part II, Rule 2, “Procedures for Complaints, Allegations or fuformation,” Judicial Watch, fuc. (hereinafter “Judicial Watch”), in the public interest, files this formal complaint against Senator Hillary Rodham Clinton of New York State for violation of United States law, the Senate Code of Official Conduct, and for improper conduct that reflects upon the United States Senate. Judicial Watch is a non-profit, public interest law firm that investigates and prosecutes government corruption. Specifically, Judicial Watch alleges Senator Hillary Rodham Clinton is in violation of:
- A. 5 U.S.C. § 7535 (Gifts to Federal employees) Page 1 of 4 501 School Street, SW r; Suite 725 ° Washinqton, DC 20024 ., Tel: (202) 646-5172 ” Fax: (202) 646-5199,
- B. 18 U.S.C. § 203 (Compensation to Members of Congress, officers, and others in matters affecting Government) and Senate Rule 37.1 & 2.
- C. 18 U.S.C. § 211 (Acceptance or solicitation to obtain appointive public office)
- D. 18 U.S.C. § 599 (Promise of appointment by candidate)
- E. 18 U.S.C. § 600 (Promise of employment or other benefit for political activity)
- F. 18 U.S.C. § 607 (Place of solicitation)
- G. 18 U.S.C. § 1001 (Statements or entries generally)
- H. Senate Rule 35. l(a)1 Senator Clinton is in gross violation of federal law and the Senate’s “basic rule on accepting gifts,”2 Senate Rule 35.l(a). Senator Clinton accepted gifts from constituents and others totaling over $190,000.00.3 These gifts are reported to include items of furniture, artwork, china, flatware, apparel, electronics, and lighting. They include two coffee tables and two chairs, valued at over $7357 from Ms. Denise Rich4, the estranged wife of Mr. Marc Rich who received a pardon from Senator Clinton’s husband, President Clinton5, (PRESIDENT CLINTON’S PARDONS, JANUARY 2001) in what appears to be an illegal, unethical quid pro quo Senator Clinton took her oath of office and assumed her official duties on January 3, 2001. She reportedly claimed and took direct personal possession of approximately $190,000.00 worth of gift items, for her personal use an enjoyment, on or about January 20, 2001 -seventeen days into office and nearly two years since becoming a candidate for elective federal office. Pursuant to the provisions of 2U.S.C. § 431(2) and 11 CFR § 100.3, Senator Clinton was a candidate for federal elective office with in the meaning of the Federal Election Campaign Act (“FECA”) since May 16, 1999, and her conduct must be taken into account from that date forward…(read more here)
Senator Clinton is in gross violation of federal law and the Senate’s “basic rule on accepting gifts,”2 Senate Rule 35.l(a). Senator Clinton accepted gifts from constituents and others totaling over $190,000.00.3 These gifts are reported to include items of furniture, artwork,
1Senate Rule 35.l(a) states:
(1) No member, officer, or employee of the Senate shall knowingly accept a gift except as provided in this rule.
(2) A Member, officer or employee may accept a gift (other than cash or cash equivalent) which the Member, officer or employee reasonably and in good faith believes to have a value of less than $50, and a cumulative value from one source during a calendar year of less than $100. No gift with a value below $10 shall count towards the $100 annual limit. No formal record keeping is required by this paragraph, but a Member, officer or employee shall make a good faith effort to comply with this paragraph.
²Senate Ethics Manual, p. 22.
“Clinton Discloses Gifts He’ll Keep,” Associated Press, January 19, 2001;
“Clintons Take Away $190,000 In Gifts; Hollywood Helped With Furnishings,” By Thomas B. Edsall, Washington Post, January 21, 2001, p.Al8;
“Clintons Cart Off Truckload of Gifts; Amount is Called ‘Absolutely Unprecedented, “‘By Kenneth Bazinet, Detroit Free Press, January 21, 2001, found at: www l
“Gifts Galore,” The Orlando Sentinel, January 21, 2001, pA23.;
“Clinton Rakes In More Than 190,000 Dollars in Gifts in 2000,” By Maxim Kniazkov, Agence France Press, January 21, 2001.;
“After Chaos of Last Days; He’s Citizen Bill Clinton,” By Bill Nichols, USA Today, January 22, 2001, p.8A.;…(read more here)
The ‘unquoted’ source for this material is from LYBIO
The Foundation for Accountability and Civic Trust (FACT), a non-partisan ethics watchdog group directed by former U.S. Attorney from Iowa, Matthew G. Whitaker, today released the group’s worst ethics violators of 2015. On top of the list of seven members of Congress and candidates, FACT had to award a category, all by itself, to Hillary Clinton for her roles in various ongoing scandals and investigations. Ethics Watchdog Puts Hillary Clinton in a League of Her Own. FACT RELEASES ITS LIST OF WORST ETHICS VIOLATORS OF 2015
Part 13 (Hillary’s criminal career) will follow.