Documents revealed by Wikileaks yesterday show corporations that lined up to help then-Secretary of State Hillary Clinton raise $72 million for the U.S. Pavilion in Shanghai, China at the 2010 World’s Fair may have been in position to receive favors from the Clinton State Department.
Emails from Clinton campaign chairman John Podesta’s Gmail account that was hacked identify several Clinton Foundation donors that also made contributions to the Shanghai Expo.
Among the other charges the vetting document highlighted:
- “Boeing contributed $2.25 million to the Shanghai Expo, while Clinton helped the company land a multi-billion [dollar] Russian deal”
- “Procter & Gamble gave $3 million to the Shanghai & Expo [sic] & Millions to The Clinton Foundation; Was repaid with Corporate Excellence Award”
- “Clinton solicited PepsiCo as one of the largest Shanghai Expo sponsors; PepsiCo committed same amount to Clinton Foundation projects”
- “Alcoa, a Shanghai Expo contributor, pleaded guilty to foreign bribery charges facilitated by a major Clinton Foundation donor”
- “Secretary Clinton was ‘Advocate-In-Chief’ for General Electric, which was one of the largest donors to the Shanghai Expo”