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The Whistleblower, Hillary Clinton and your tax dollars
Tomorrow morning on Full Measure, an encore presentation of The Whistleblower. It’s the incredible real life saga of Brad Birkenfeld who blew the whistle on politically-connected Americans hiding their money illegally in Swiss bank accounts. But his whistleblowing didn’t go quite as expected.
In a deal brokered by then Secretary of State Hillary Clinton, the responsible bank was allowed to pay a fine and keep most of the names of the wealthy Americans–secret. The Department of Justice did find someone to prosecute: The Whistleblower. And there’s one more twist you won’t believe.
Hillary Clinton as secretary of state when she brokered a deal that kept secret the names of politically-connected Americans hiding their money illegally in Swiss bank accounts.
Also on our program, why those accused of misconduct in the federal government are getting what amounts to paid vacations at taxpayer expense that can go on for years. And an amazing story you won’t see anywhere else: we’ll look back at a time when U.S. warships weren’t painted battleship gray, but a cacophony of geometric shapes and patterns designed to confuse the enemy.
Since this article refers to both President and Mrs. Clinton, they are sometimes referred to by their first names for clarity. Most of the information is from the FBI report. Some contextual facts and dates have been added. The Takeaways. The Players. The Timeline. The Takeaways The FBI could not review all of the […]