In the wake of the Harvey Weinstein sexual harassment scandal, many politicians and organizations are returning donations from the disgraced Hollywood executive. But the Clinton Foundation and Chelsea Clinton have so far wanted no part in discussing their Weinstein donations.
Both Bill and Chelsea Clinton dodged questions over the weekend about Weinstein's donations to the Clinton Foundation, which total at least $100,000 to $250,000.
Both were asked about the donations while at Northeastern University in Boston for a Clinton Global Initiative event. Chelsea refused to answer the questions while Bill used his Secret Service detail to keep the questions at bay. A reporter
from the Daily Mail asked
What was asked?
A Daily Mail reporter on Saturday asked Chelsea: "Chelsea, will the foundation give back the donations from Harvey Weinstein? Do you plan to return the $100,000?"
According to the reporter, Chelsea "looked straight ahead and ignored the questions as she scurried through the side lot and ducked into her waiting black sedan." Security further blocked the reporter from asking Chelsea the question again.
But that wasn't the only time Chelsea had ducked the question on Saturday, according to the reporter:
Earlier in the day, Chelsea had ducked the same questions from DailyMail.com after her car dropped her off at the front of the building. When she left the event, Chelsea departed through the isolated side door as her car idled next to it, seemingly to give her a chance to flee quickly.
How did Bill respond?
According to the Daily Mail, the former president was asked the same question on Friday night and he responded in similar fashion. When a reporter tried to get close to Clinton to ask about the donations, communications officials from the Clinton Foundation blocked the reporter from asking the question.
Has Hillary done anything?
Hillary Clinton wasn't at the event, as she is still on an international book tour for her new book, "What Happened." According
to the Huffington Post
, Clinton plans to donate the money Weinstein donated to her presidential campaign to charity.
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