You’ve heard Wall Street investment banks like Goldman Sachs have paid millions for speeches delivered by Bill and Hillary Clinton. But have you heard about all the law firms that also paid big bucks to hear the Clintons talk? Well, it’s true. Some of the biggest law firms doled out hundreds of thousands for just one speech, and all the proceeds appear to have gone right into the Clintons’ coffers. According to Bill and Hillary Clinton’s 2015 financial disclosure, most of their income came from book royalties and paid speeches. Clinton has been under intense pressure to release her transcripts from Wall Street bank speeches, but little has been said about her speeches to high profile law firms. These law firms often represent high net worth individuals, and companies.
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