When Hillary Clinton was Secretary of State, her husband, former President Bill Clinton traveled the world speaking often being paid $500,000 or more for each event.
Many of the events were in countries where Clinton needed approval to travel and speak, but he had no problem getting permission from the Secretary of State and in a number of instances, the Clinton Foundation received sizeable donations from the hosts.
The Clinton’s believe that they can still garner huge crowds and receive big payments for speaking, so the couple has embarked on a 13-city speaking tour.
It seems the public does not share the same expectations as their first event in Toronto saw only 16% of the seats filled in a venue that holds over 13,000.
Daily Mail – The Bill and Hillary show! Power couple kick off 13-city paid speaking tour in CANADA where bank executive lobbed questions at them in half-empty arena, as they accuse Trump of being part of a Saudi ‘cover-up’ – Bill and Hillary Clinton launched their 13-city paid speaking tour in a Canadian hockey arena Tuesday evening, where there were banks of empty seats and the power couple accused President Trump of joining a Saudi ‘cover-up.’
The Clintons riffed on issues ranging form the U.S. elections to the Iran deal, the killing of Osama bin Laden, and the murder of Saudi dissident Khashoggi, and got a warm reception from the crowd as they jabbed at the Trump administration from north of the border.
‘What makes this so troubling is how much commercial interest both the president’s family and business and his son in law’s family and business have with the kingdom,’ said Hillary Clinton in one of a series of shots at President Trump, who defeated her in 2016…
That reminds me of what happened to Rep. Maxine Waters (D-CA) earlier this year when she held an event in her home district.
The banquet hall was filled with tables and chairs for the many attendees, only have to most of them left empty.
In Water’s case, it was reported that only a dozen or so supporters showed up.
Unfortunately, Waters was re-elected, but then that’s California for you,
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