The Clinton family wealth is again being scrutinized in the media after, it was discovered that Hillary did not mention one of the companies where her husband was active, in her personal financial disclosure, that she filed earlier this month.
The company in question was created in Delaware, in 2008 by Bill and in 2013, Bill Clinton`s signature appeared on contracts of that company again, meaning that it is still active.
However, there doesn`t seem to be anything fishy going on and Hillary herself has not committed any ethical violations by not mentioning that company because, according to the law, companies that do not have assets that value more than $1,000, don`t have to be mentioned in the personal financial disclosure.
The company in question, seems to have been just a way for Bill Clinton to manage his business actions and every penny that came out of this and any other business venture has been accounted for.
Even law experts agree, that this issues has no real ground for any accusation, but this has not stopped her rivals from commenting on the wealth that the Clinton family has accumulated in the past years.
The future democratic presidency candidate is being accused of losing touch with the hardships of real life due of the luxury that they have surrounded themselves with. Critics go as far as saying that, Hillary herself, has nothing in common with the normal US citizen that is struggling to get by.
And this is not the first time that a candidate`s wealth became an obstacle that their voters just couldn`t get over. It was just three years ago, that Republican candidate Mitt Romney, the wealthy CEO of Bain Capital, made a public $10,000 bet in the middle of a debate. His action offended the middle class voters and made them change their minds about who they wanted as a president.
Surely, the Clinton`s family wealth does not even compare to the one that Mitt Romney has, but it is still more than what the average American will earn in his life time, so could the same thing happen to Hillary when she will battle for presidency?
In the past year, the Clinton`s have reported earnings in the tens of millions of dollars from book deals and speeches alone, and while critics do admit that there was a time when Bill and Hilary were broke, that time has long passed and their massive wealth is now creating a wall between them and the voters.
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