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Former Top Clinton Foundation Official Turned Muslim Brotherhood Spokesman Arrested in Egypt


"Served for five years as a top official at the Clinton Foundation."

Gehad El-Haddad. (Credit: LinkedIn)

A former top official at the Clinton Foundation who later became a spokesman for the Muslim Brotherhood was arrested in Cairo on Tuesday for inciting violence.

Gehad El-Haddad (Image source: LinkedIn)

According to Reuters, Gehad el-Haddad was charged Tuesday for inciting the killing of protesters. The arrest, they reported, was part of a larger crackdown against the Brotherhood's top officials since a military coup in July deposed former Egyptian President Mohamed Morsi.

El-Haddad was the English-language spokesman for the Muslim Brotherhood, according to the Huffington Post.

The Washington Free Beacon, however, noted that el-Haddad "served for five years as a top official at the Clinton Foundation."

"[M]uch of his official work with the Brotherhood took place while he was still claiming to be employed by the Clinton Foundation," the Free Beacon's Adam Kredo wrote.

"El-Haddad’s employment at the Clinton Foundation overlapped with his official work for the Muslim Brotherhood, which began in Cairo in February 2011 when he assumed control of the Renaissance Project, a Brotherhood-backed economic recovery program," Kredo added.

A spokesperson for the Clinton Foundation was not immediately made available to TheBlaze for comment on Wednesday.

(H/T: The Washington Free Beacon)

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