January 6, 2014

Hillary’s Scandal-Plagued “Eyes and Ears”

Yesterday, Politico’s Maggie Haberman reported on the infrastructure being organized around Hillary Clinton in preparation for a 2016 White House bid.

Longtime Clinton aide Minyon Moore is identified as Hillary Clinton’s “political eyes and ears of late.” The story describes how Moore organized an early summer of 2013 strategy session at Clinton’s home on Embassy Row in Washington, DC to discuss a potential 2016 campaign.

Such a strong connection to Moore could prove difficult for Clinton, as Moore was identified by federal investigators “as the link” between Clinton’s 2008 campaign and an illegal scheme to bankroll get out the vote efforts. Moore introduced New York Marketing Executive Troy White businessman to Jeffrey Thompson who agreed to secretly fund White’s “street teams” after the Clinton campaign rejected the efforts. Moore arranged for the “street teams” to receive campaign materials and other confidential information in apparent violation of federal non-coordination laws.

As Clinton’s shadow campaign continues to heat up, one can only wonder how many more advisers Clinton should think twice about associating herself with.

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