Op-Ed: Newsweek ‘fact check’ denies Russian payments to Clintons, even though payments happened

(Worthy News) – Its most recent misstep occurred this week when its social media team tweeted this misleading headline: “Fact check: No, the Clintons were not paid millions by Russia.”

He is not wrong, and the Newsweek article acknowledges as much.

It acknowledges that former President Bill Clinton received a generous $500,000 speaking fee in 2010 from a Kremlin-linked bank with ties to Uranium One, a Canadian uranium company that had mines in the U.S. The Newsweek article also acknowledges a separate New York Times report that showed Uranium One’s chairman donated approximately $2.35 million to the Clinton Foundation in four separate installments as his company was being acquired by a Russian nuclear energy firm called Rosatom. [ Source (Read More…) ]