As a surprise to no one, Hillary Clinton’s top aide Huma Abedin is being accused of violating reporting requirements to the State Department in order to put some more cash in her pockets.
From the Washington Post:
The State Department concluded this year that Huma Abedin, one of Hillary Rodham Clinton’s closest aides, was overpaid by nearly $10,000 because of violations of rules governing vacation and sick leave during her tenure as an official in the department.
The finding — which Abedin has formally contested — emerged publicly Friday after Sen. Charles E. Grassley (R-Iowa) sent letters to Secretary of State John F. Kerry and others seeking more information about an investigation into possible “criminal” conduct by Abedin concerning her pay.
Grassley’s letters also questioned the status of an inquiry into whether Abedin had violated conflict-of-interest laws related to her special employment status, which allowed her to work simultaneously for the State Department, the Clinton Foundation and a private firm with close ties to the Clintons.
The finding that Abedin, a longtime Clinton confidant who now serves as vice chairwoman of her presidential campaign, had improperly collected taxpayer money could prove damaging to Clinton’s candidacy, as Republicans charge that government rules were routinely bent to benefit Clinton and her aides.
Wow, this sounds just like Hillary taught her all her favorite tricks about how to abuse your office in order to cash in and fatten your wallet. Or purse as the case may be.
Now watch the media make as little of this as possible. If it was a Republican they’d be blaring alarms over the breaking news.