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New York Post: Clinton Foundation looked to fly CEO of sanctioned oil company to US

Bill Clinton’s foundation, which sought but failed to receive State Department approval for him to give speeches tied to North Korea and the Congo, also asked that the head of a Malaysian oil company doing business with Iran be let into the United States, unsealed emails reveal.

The Clinton Foundation sought the go-ahead for Shamsul Azhar bin Abbas, the CEO of state-owned Petronas, to attend the foundation’s annual meeting in New York, despite the company’s Iran dealings — which ran counter to sanctions that Clinton signed as president in 1996.

Amitabh Desai, a foundation employee, made the request in an August 2012 e-mail to Cheryl Mills, chief of staff to then-Secretary of State Hillary Rodham Clinton.

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The request “is just the latest indication that the Clintons will take money and do business with anyone,” said David Bossie, whose group, Citizens United, got hold of the ¬e-mail through a Freedom of ¬Information lawsuit.

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