Bill Clinton Walks Away From Burkle and $20 Million

Former President Bill Clinton has walked away from his deal as an advisor to Ron Burkle’s Yucaipa Cos., and with it a possible $20 million windfall, according to The Wall Street Journal.

In his role with Burkle, Clinton was an adviser to three Yucaipa funds, including one with connections to the ruler of Dubai, a relationship that became controversial during his wife, Hillary Clinton’s run for the White House and now her appointment as Secretary of State.

According to the WSJ:

Mrs. Clinton’s confirmation process for her appointment as secretary of state in January sparked interest in Congress and the press concerning the multimillion-dollar donations her husband’s charitable foundation, the William J. Clinton Foundation, had received from foreign leaders and businessmen.

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