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Bush’s substitute
speaker: Hillary Clinton

Politico, by Maggie Haberman

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Posted By:Desert Fox, 7/16/2014 11:52:31 PM

Former President George W. Bush was supposed to give a speech to Ameriprise Financial conference in Boston next week but had to bow out because he’s recovering from surgery on a bum knee. But the finance services firm was able to secure a prominent substitute speaker: Hillary Clinton. Clinton’s speech, confirmed by two sources familiar with the event, is the latest in a series of paid speaking-circuit gigs for the former secretary of State and likely 2016 contender, who charges upwards of $200,000 to deliver remarks or take part in question-and-answer sessions. Bush, who has also been on the paid speaking circuit,

      


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Reply 1 - Posted by: SheikYerBooty, 7/17/2014 12:28:16 AM     (No. 9928085)

Ok, we get it. It´s all Bush´s fault.

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Reply 2 - Posted by: lil dotty, 7/17/2014 2:01:02 AM     (No. 9928147)

Many will demand a refund. Period.

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Reply 3 - Posted by: Trigger2, 7/17/2014 3:10:04 AM     (No. 9928199)

No refunds are allowed when it comes to the greedy Butcher of Benghazi. What does she know about finance anyway, other than how to waste taxpayer money.

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Reply 4 - Posted by: Charactercounts, 7/17/2014 3:40:53 AM     (No. 9928218)

#3, she´s a financial genius. Remember the cattle futures?

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