In 2000, Bill and Hillary Clinton owed millions of dollars in legal debt. Since then, they've earned over $130 million. Where did the money come from? Most people assume that the Clintons amassed their wealth through lucrative book deals and high-six figure fees for speaking gigs. Now, Peter Schweiz... Full description
In 2000, Bill and Hillary Clinton owed millions of dollars in legal debt. Since then, they've earned over $130 million. Where did the money come from? Most people assume that the Clintons amassed their wealth through lucrative book deals and high-six figure fees for speaking gigs. Now, Peter Schweizer shows who is really behind those enormous payments. In his New York Times bestselling books Extortion and Throw Them All Out, Schweizer detailed patterns of official corruption in Washington that led to congressional resignations and new ethics laws. In Clinton Cash, he follows the Clinton money trail, revealing the connection between their personal fortune, their "close personal friends," the Clinton Foundation, foreign nations, and some of the highest ranks of government. Schweizer reveals the Clinton's troubling dealings in Kazakhstan, Colombia, Haiti, and other places at the "wild west" fringe of the global economy. In this blockbuster exposé, Schweizer merely presents the troubling facts he's uncovered. Meticulously researched and scrupulously sourced, filled with headline-making revelations, Clinton Cash raises serious questions of judgment, of possible indebtedness to an array of foreign interests, and ultimately, of fitness for high public office.
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Peter Schweizer is lives in Palo Alto, California.
Peter Schweizer received his M.Phil. from Oxford University and his B.A. from George Washington University. He is the William J. Casey Fellow at the Hoover Institution, Stanford University, a best-selling author and a partner in the firm Oval Office Writers.
Schweizer served as a consultant to the Office of Presidential Speechwriting in the White House, as a member of the Ultraterrorism Study Group at the Sandia National Laboratory and as a consultant to NBC News.
His books include several New York Times and Washington Post bestsellers. Throw Them All Out: How Politicians and Their Friends Get Rich off Insider Stock Tips, Land Deals, and Cronyism That Would Send the Rest of Us to Prison (Houghton Mifflin Harcourt, 2011) was the subject of a feature on CBS' 60 Minutes and Newsweek. Schweizer's other non-fiction books include Reagan's War (Doubleday, 2002); Architects of Ruin (Harper, 2009); Victory (Atlantic Monthly Press, 1994); Do As I Say (Not As I Do) (Doubleday, 2005); and Makers and Takers (Doubleday, 2008). He is also the co-author of The Bushes: Portrait of a Dynasty (Doubleday, 2004).
Schweizer's academic books are Landmark Speeches of the American Conservative Movement (Texas A&M University Press, 2006); The Reagan Presidency: Assessing the Man and His Legacy (Rowman and Littlefield, 2005); and The Fall Of The Wall: Reassessing the Causes and Consequences of the End of the Cold War (Hoover Institution Press, 2000). He was also a contributor to Living in the Eighties (Oxford University Press, 2008). In 2013, he made The New York Times Best Seller List with his title Extortion. In 2015 he made the same list again with his title: Clinton Cash. His next book, Secret Empires: How the American Political Class Hides Corruption and Enriches Family and Friends, was published in March 2018.
Schweizer's articles have appeared in Foreign Affairs, The New York Times, Wall Street Journal, Washington Post, Los Angeles Times, and National Review and he has appeared on numerous radio and television programs.