The media and Democrats have been obsessed with Trump University for months but there’s a bigger story having to do with for-profit education which they’ve consistently ignored.
Bill Clinton’s pay at for-profit education company topped $17.5 million
Bill Clinton was paid more than $1 million in 2015 by Laureate Education, a global operator of for-profit colleges, according to tax returns released today by Hillary Clinton’s campaign.
The new figure brings the former president’s total compensation from Laureate to more than $17.5 million for his five-year role as an “honorary chancellor.” His role consisted of advising the company on educational matters and traveling to campuses across the world to speak to young people. Clinton ended his position at Laureate in April 2015 after Hillary Clinton launched her bid for the White House.
Laureate International Universities, the company’s international arm for which Clinton worked, has donated $1 million to $5 million to the Clinton Foundation, with a new contribution made as recently as the second quarter of this year, according to records posted on the foundation’s website.
The Clintons sure are talented when it comes to enriching themselves.
Expect this story to be buried along with all the others that make the Clintons look bad.