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Sanders: I ‘Appreciate’ Corporations Weighing In Against Bathroom Bills, But Don’t Want Politicians Representing Wealthy

Democratic presidential candidate Senator Bernie Sanders (I-VT) stated that he appreciates corporations weighing in against “bathroom bills” in states like North Carolina, but doesn’t want a situation where “politicians will be elected who represent the wealthy and the powerful” due to money spent by the Koch Brothers and other billionaires …

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Hillary Clinton Dismisses Ethical Concerns About Foundation, Says Donations Are Transparent

Hillary Clinton dismissed on Wednesday the idea that her family’s foundation presents any conflict of interest for her as a presidential candidate, ensuring that all donations to the organization have been and will continue to be fully transparent. The Democratic presidential frontrunner’s comments come as The Clinton Foundation, founded by her husband and former president Bill Clinton, continues to undergo scrutiny for questions surrounding its finances. MSNBC’s Rachel Maddow asked Clinton during an interview if the foundation should be “wound down” during the presidential race for ethical reasons. “I think it is not unreasonable to suspect that people may give donations to the Clinton Foundation hoping that they will favorably influence your opinion toward them as a presidential candidate or eventually as president if you’re elected,” Maddow said to Clinton. “Is there an ethical concern there that there should be essentially a split between you and your family and this foundation?..

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