In the Clinton holy trinity, Chelsea Clinton is actually the one wearing the pants.
Hillary and Bill Clinton lobbied MSNBC's parent company, General Electric, to drop a contributor who made a prostitution metaphor in reference to their daughter Chelsea, according to a new book from Daniel Halper, an editor with the conservative Weekly Standard. Show More Summary
New York Times columnist Maureen Dowd has attempted to scandalize the Bill, Hillary, and Chelsea Clinton Foundation in two consecutive columns, even as colleague Nicholas Kristof prepares to participate in the Clintons' charitable events...Show More Summary
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If you tweet it, they will come–obviously. Earlier today James Ford, a broadcast reporter for PIX 11 News in New York, tweeted that Chelsea Clinton was among the civic minded folks in his jury pool. Ford told his more than 2,700 followers that Clinton seemed “nice” and also “really pregnant.” (We’re sure she loved that line. Clinton’s due to have her […]
If Hillary Clinton runs for president in 2016, it’s a pretty good bet that she won’t be getting the vote of liberal New York Times columnist Maureen Dowd, who on Sunday criticized Clinton’s daughter Chelsea for what she said was her “money grab.” The Clintons’ finances have come under scrutiny lately, after Hillary said last […]
The former first daughter was in Manhattan Supreme Court for one day before she was dismissed without getting selected for a jury.
Quote of the Day I "I'm obsessed with diarrhea." -- Chelsea Clinton in one of her recent $75,000 speeches Quote of the Day II That's because humans' moral sense is a product of the caveman era. -- Glenn Reynolds explaining...
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"Life's not about what happens to you, it's about with what you do with what happens to you." According to the New York Times, Chelsea Clinton often proffers this pearl of wisdom in her high-priced speeches. Being a president's daughter is what happened to her, but earning $600,000 a year at NBC is what she did with what happened to her. Show More Summary
New York Times columnist Maureen Dowd, who criticized Chelsea Clinton's speaking fees as "unseemly," brings home less than half as much as the former first daughter for her own paid engagements. American Program Bureau, one of two speaking...Show More Summary
I’m surprised it took Dowd this long to glom onto the emerging narrative. A few points: Chelsea Clinton’s career path so far does indeed reveal several rackets central to the American political economy that are eminently worthy of criticism. Her $600 K “news” sinecure at NBC certainly represents much of what is wrong with America […]
When Maureen Dowd is blasting Chelsea Clinton, you know the Clinton clan is in trouble. “If she really wants to be altruistic, let her contribute the money to some independent charity not designed to burnish the Clinton name as her mother ramps up to return to the White House and as she herself drops a […]
Team Hillary is staring daggers at New York Times columnist Maureen Dowd, the one journalist who actually won a Pulitzer (for commentary) on a Clinton scandal (Lewinsky). Dowd had the audacity to knock Chelsea Clinton for giving speeches...Show More Summary
... or savages Bill and Hillary Clinton for not excluding Chelsea from their disreputable foundation project.Why, given her dabbling in management consulting, hedge-funding and coattail-riding, is an hour of her time valued at an amount...Show More Summary
New York Times columnist Maureen Dowd posited that there is "something unseemly" about recent reports Chelsea Clinton gives speeches that raise up to $75,000 per appearance for the Bill, Hillary & Chelsea Clinton Foundation. A July 9 article in The Times discussed Clinton's foray into public speaking appearances on behalf of the Clinton Foundation. Show More Summary
Following the stunning revelation last month that NBC News had paid special correspondent Chelsea Clinton a starting annual salary of $600,000, on Wednesday, the New York Times reported that the former first daughter was also getting paid $75,000 per appearance by the Clinton Foundation. Show More Summary
Chelsea Clinton gets paid up to $75,000 for each speaking engagement she undertakes. Does that figure surprise you? Well, many political commentators and media pundits are astonished! But why this reaction? After all, daughter Chelsea is only following the family tradition set by her parents. For example dad Bill Clinton, 67, has been paid $104.9
NBC News contributor Chelsea Clinton earns $75,000 per appearance on behalf of the Clinton Foundation. “100 percent of the fees are remitted directly to the foundation,” says her spokesperson. Clinton last appeared on NBC News June 21. Discovery...Show More Summary
ANNALS OF THE.0001 PERCENT: Following Her Parents’ Lead, Chelsea Clinton Takes Stage as a Paid Speaker, at $75,000 A Pop.