Clinton Foundation to keep Harvey Weinstein’s $250,000 donation

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Denouncing Harvey Weinstein

What took the Democrats so long?

The Clinton Foundation will not return as much as $250,000 in contributions from disgraced Hollywood magnate Harvey Weinstein following the allegations of unwanted sexual advances and rape.

The structure stated Sunday that contributions, varying from $100,000 to $250,000, have actually currently been invested in jobs, The Daily Mail reported.

The transfer to keep the cash was anticipated following tweets from the structure’ s representative Craig Minassian.

“ Suggesting @ClintonFdn return funds from our 330,000+donors disregards that contributions have actually been utilized to assist individuals throughout the world, ” Minassian composed on Twitter.

The calls to return Weinstein’ s cash were triggered after numerous starlets have actually stepped forward a nd implicated the Hollywood executive of sexual attack and rape, requiring various political leaders and company to face the problem.

Dozens Democratic Party political leaders– consisting of Senate Minority Leader Chuck Schumer, Sen. Sen. Al Franken, Sen. Elizabeth Warren, Sen. Cory Booker– have actually promised to contribute their Weinstein ’ s contributions to charities concentrated on ladies ’ s rights.

Hillary Clinton echoed her previous associates, stating she was “ stunned and horrified ” after the unwanted sexual advances accusations were exposed about Weinstein, who hosted charity events for her in the past and contributed more than$46,000 to her current governmental project and other election efforts.

“What other individuals are stating, what my previous coworkers are stating, is they’re going to contribute it to charity, and obviously I will do that,”she stated on CNN.”I provide 10%of my earnings to charity every year, this will belong to that. There’s no– there’s no doubt about it.”

Lukas Mikelionis is a press reporter for Follow him on Twitter @LukasMikelionis.

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