Bill Clinton defends foreign donations to foundation

Former president Bill Clinton speaks at the 2015 Meeting of Clinton Global Initiative University at the University of Miami on March 7, 2015 in Coral Gables, FloridaUS ex-president Bill Clinton sought to fend off criticism of his family foundation for taking money from foreign governments, some with questionable human rights records. The former president, who spoke at a University of Miami event, was joined by his wife Hillary Clinton, who declined to discuss a separate controversy swirling around her use of private email only while working as secretary of state. No, but they’re helping us fight ISIS,” the ex-president added, referring to Islamic State fighters. “You’ve got to decide, when you do this work, whether it will do more good than harm when someone helps you from another country,” explained Bill Clinton.

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