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Thursday, March 27, 2008

At least 30% of Hillary donors who threatened Pelosi slept in the Lincoln Bedroom during Bill's presidency

by John Aravosis (DC)

It looks like some gifts just keep on giving. At least 6 of the 20 big Dem donors who are now threatening to exort Nancy Pelosi on behalf of Hillary slept in the Lincoln Bedroom while Bill and Hillary were in the White House. (We only have the list of who slept in the bedroom during four years, i.e., half, of the Clinton presidency. Some reporters need to ask the Clinton campaign if anyone else on this list slept in the Lincoln Bedroom.) You'll recall that some 831 or so special friends of the Clintons got to stay in the Lincoln Bedroom during four years of the Clinton presidency (that's about 4 a week, every week, for 4 years). You would think that this is the kind of bad publicity that Hillary's little band of extortionists wouldn't want.

Well they're going to get it. Here's the list of big Dem donors
who are now threatening the party if Pelosi doesn't cave to their demands and help Hillary - the ones in bold are Lincoln Bedroom guests, per CNN (CNN only has the list for 4 years):
Marc Aronchick

Clarence Avant

Susie Tompkins Buell

Sim Farar (CNN says a "Sym" Farar stayed in the bedroom) Robert L. Johnson Chris Korge Marc Lasry Cathy Lasry Hassan Nemazee
Alan Patricof
Susan Patricof
JB Pritzker Amy Rao Lynn de Rothschild Haim Saban Bernard Schwartz Stanley S. Shuman Jay Snyder Maureen White
Steven Rattner
Stoller also notes that nearly half of the group donated to Lieberman's Senate campaign.

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