Qatar’s Controversial World Cup Committee is a Clinton Foundation Donor

27 May 2015, 9:42 am

The committee created by Qatar after it won the bid to host the 2022 FIFA World Cup, responsible for preparing the nation for the tournament, donated up to $500,000 to the Clinton Foundation in 2014.

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Qatar’s Controversial World Cup Committee is a Clinton Foundation Donor

The committee created by Qatar after it won the bid to host the 2022 FIFA World Cup, responsible for preparing the nation for the tournament, donated up to $500,000 to the Clinton Foundation in 2014.

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The Corner

Twelve Things that Caught My Eye Today (May 27, 2015)

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Jonah, Kathleen Parker would have been better off arguing that the flaws of the Bill Clinton, George W. Bush, and Barack Obama presidencies were separate and distinct, and that it’s foolish to attempt to mash them all together into one common theme of Boomer disregard for accomplishment. Sep


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