Hillary on Clinton Foundation Disclosures: "Were There One Or Two Instances That Slipped Through The Cracks? Yes"

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Anderson Cooper presses presumptive Democratic presidential nominee Hillary Clinton on what former President Bill Clinton's role in the Clinton Foundation will be if she becomes president. The CNN anchor asked Clinton whether he would divest himself of his role.

Clinton would not give a definite answer, but cited campaign contributions as an example of an organization you give money to but don't expect kickbacks.

"But some big donors clearly want the association with you or your husband that being linked to the foundation gives them. As president, obviously it's vital that you or certainly your husband not appear in any way compromised. I guess, have you considered the idea of him stepping down?" Cooper asked.

"Again, I'm not going to consider anything until we see what the circumstances are. But let me just point out that people give lots of money to presidential campaigns, don't they?" Clinton answered.

"They give lots of money to political parties as well," Clinton also said. "So, you know, that is money that goes directly to support political activities of candidates, money that has been given to the foundation goes to support humanitarian work."

ANDERSON COOPER, CNN: Trump has said he's clearly going to be focusing on the Clinton Foundation. Last night he said, and I quote, 'The Russians, the Saudis, the Chinese all gave money to the foundation and got favorable treatment in return.

The foundation has obviously raised huge sums of money for worthy causes. It's always not been transparent, though. Tens of millions of dollars have come from a Canadian partnership whose donors can remain secret. There was a large donation from Algeria that wasn't submitted to State Department for approval. If you're president, will your husband divest himself of any association with the foundation?

HILLARY CLINTON: Well, Anderson, we'll cross that bridge if and when we come to it.

But let me just try to set the record straight. We had absolutely, overwhelming disclosure. Were there one or two instances that slipped through the cracks? Yes. But was the overwhelming amount of anything that anybody gave the foundation disclosed? Absolutely. And I'm proud of the foundation. I'm proud of the work it has done...

COOPER: But some big donors clearly want the association with you or your husband that being linked to the foundation gives them. As president, obviously it's vital that you or certainly your husband not appear in any way compromised. I guess, have you considered the idea of him stepping down?

CLINTON: Again, I'm not going to consider anything until we see what the circumstances are. But let me just point out that people give lots of money to presidential campaigns, don't they?

They give lots of money to political parties as well. So, you know, that is money that goes directly to support political activities of candidates, money that has been given to the foundation goes to support humanitarian work.

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