"Clinton Cash" author Peter Schweitzer appeared on Hugh Hewitt's radio show Tuesday and revealed details about his investigation into likely Republican presidential contender Jeb Bush.
Schweitzer said he has been investigating the former Florida governor for about four months.
"I always look at politicians that come into politics relatively middle class, or even wealthy, but their net worth increases dramatically while they’re in public service. And my question is, is there a connection between the two? With the Clintons, we followed the money. And I think it’s pretty clear their enrichment is the result of the public service that Hillary Clinton engaged in," he said. "We applied the same standard to Jeb Bush."
"We’re about four months into the research project, obviously not as global in scope as the Clintons, but you know, as governor of the state of Florida, you have a lot of things that you can do. So we’re following the money," Schweitzer continued. "We’re looking at land deals. We’re looking at an airport deal. We are looking at some of the educational reforms that were instituted, and some of the big corporate winners there and the flow of funds to foundation. And we expect, Hugh, to have something on that in early September. And I’d love to come back and talk about it."
Schweitzer did, however, say that his investigation is still ongoing and that he has come to know certain conclusions.
"And look, we are in the middle of the investigation. I would tell you that if there was nothing there, we would have stopped the investigation. I think we’re finding some interesting, compelling things. But I don’t want to create the impression that we have decided that we know what we’ve found. This is very much an active inquiry," he said.
Details from Schweitzer's book "Clinton Cash" resulted in multiple media outlets questioning whether Democratic presidential contender Hillary Clinton was influenced by foreign donations to the Clinton Foundation while she served as secretary of state.
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