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U.S. Department State Case No. F-20 15-05559 Doc No.
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Hn.LARY
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January 2009
.!REVIEW AUTHORin Barbara
lNielsen, Senior Revi wer
VIA HAND DELIVERY
Mr. James Thessin
Dq>uty Legal Adviser.and
Designated Agency Ethics Official
U.S. Department State
Washington, D.C. 20520-6310
Subject: Ethics Undertakings
Dear Mr. Thessin: committed the highest standards ethical conduct.f9r government o~cials.
confumed Secretary ofState, asrequired U.S.C. 208(a),l will not participate
personally and substantially any particular matter that has direct and predictable effect on. financial interests those any person whose interests are ir.nputed iDe, unleSs first
obtain written waiver, pursuant section 208{b)(l), qualify for regulatory exemption,
pursuant section:208{b)(2). understand that the interests the following persons are
imp~ed me: spouse~ any general partner partnership which limited.or
general partner; any organization which serve officer, cfue U.NDAU
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January 2009
V1A HAND DELMRY
James Thesntl. Esq.
Deputy Legal Advisor and
Designated Ail!ncy Ethics Official
U.S. Department State
2201 CStreet,
Washington. 20520
Subject: Voluntary Agreements
Dear Mr. Thcssin: writing -describe the voluntary steps, above and beyond the roquirem.ents law
and ethics regulations. that President Clinton intends take assist Senator ~linton
avoid even the appearance conflict ofinten:st with duties Scc:retary State;
should she c:onfinned. This letter sets forth these voluntary steps and confums the
protocols that Understand that the State PcpBrtment intends follow aildress them.
President Cli.lltons Eamed lneouae
Since leaving office, PreSident Clinton has earned income giving .speeches the United
States and around the world, writing boob, and engaging two business relationshipsa coQSU}tancy with InfoUSA and partnership and coosultancy with certain Yucaipa
entities, both which ended 2007. All ofPresident Clinton post-prcsideocy sources incom~ including from paid speedies and buSiness relationships~ have been publicly
repo:rted Senator Clinton!I annual public. financial disclosure form.. Over the coltse
ih:eir mUective years public service~ the Clintons also have publicly released years tax returns. Speech Income
ShoUld Senator Clinton con~ed Secrctaiy State, President Clinton v.i.ll
provide you tbc agency ethics official you designate (you) the identities
UNCLASSIFIED U.S. Department State Case No. F-2015-05559 Doc No. C05880843 Date: 10/23/2015 31ED
U.S. Department State Case No. F-2015-05559 Doc No. C05880843 Date: 10/23/ 015
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Jan 2009
14:44
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VILl.lAMS CONNOLLY llP
Jam~ Th.essin, Esq.
January 2009
host{s) (the entity that pay the speakers fee) proposed paid speeches. that
the Dep-artment State (Departm~t), consultation with the White House
approprjat.e. may conduct review for any real apparent conflicts ofinterest
with the duties the Seer~ ofState. ensure timely consideration any conflict ofinterest regarding proposed
speech hosts, President Clintons Offi~ will seek provide the n~es
proposed hosts later than days before proposed speech. understand that
the Department will seek conduct its review within five (5) days any
submission:
Consulting Income hould Senat.Qr Clinton confirmed as,Secretary State. President Clinton also
will ideatify you the entities with which proposes enter into consulting
ammgements, that the Department, consultafion with the White House
approptiate, may conduct review for any real apparent conflicts ofinterest
with the duties the Secretary.
The William Clinton Foundation
Presidezlt Clinton founded The Willia.m Clinton Foundation (the Foundation). Neither nor Senator Clinton bas any financial interest fiduciaxy role with the Foundation. help ensure, however, that the Foundations activities not create the appearance conflict interest with the duties ofthe Secretaiy, the Foundation has entered into the
attached Memorandum Understanding (MOU) with the Office the President-elect. understanding that, pursuant tbe.tcrmsoftbe MOU, you will review the
contributions countries that elect increase materially their commitments the
Foundation, are new contributing countries. the Clinton HIVI AIDS Imtiative, the
Clinton Climate Initiative, the Clinton Giustra Sustainable Growth Initiative, a:nd the Clinton Hunter Developx:nent Initiative.
Department Review understand that you intend assess the facts and circumstances ofthe voluntary
measures outlined thi.sletter and the MOU-specifically, reviewing potential speech
hosts.-business entities, and certain countiy contributions the Foundation-:-in the
context the standards and the prOCedures C.F .R. 2635.502, which addresses
impartiality petfonning official duties and specifically appearances conflicts
interest. understand you may consult, appropriate, with the White House Col.UlSels
Office the event proposed action raises con.flictS concerns, and that you will advise
the Secrewy, President Clintons office, and the Foundation warranted. applicable
steps that may taken avoid conflicts interest.
UNCLASSIFIED U.S. Department State Case No. F-2015-05559 Doc No. C05880843 Date: 10/23/ 015 4-3 =lED
U.S. Department State Case No. F-2015-05559 Doc No. C05880843 Date:
Jan 2009
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CONNOlLY
James Thessin, Esq.
January 2009 _appreciate your attention and guidance theSe matterS.
V~lt~
AttAclunent
,...
UNCLASSIFIED U.S. Department State Case No. F-2015-05559 Doc No. C05880843 Date 10/23/2 3IED
U.S. Department State. Case No. F-20.j 5~05559 Doc No. C05880863 Date: 10/23/ 015
Name Entities/Sponsors:
Name Other Event Sponsors:
Location Entities:
Scheduled Date:
Location Speech:
Response Time (from State):
Liberty Science Center
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Jersey City,
December 2009
Jersey City, days
RELEASE FULL
Nature Event:
REVIEW
UTHORITY:
This event the Liberty Science Center Chairmans Advisory Council Distinguished Speaker
Series. The event will titled Conversation with President William Jefferson Clinton.
Nielsen,
Sponsor description:
Reviewer
Jnior
The Liberty Science Center (the ScienceCenter) learning and teaching resource explore
science-and-society matters c~mtemporary and future importance. Each year, the Science
Center serves about million visitors, including 375,000 school-aged children.
Itinerary:
Photoline, speech and moderated QA
Attendees:
Approximately 350-450 attendees are expected attend,
including Liberty Science Center Board Trustees, donors,
corporate and foundation executives and other friends the
Science Center. This event closed the public. The
event will advertised and tickets will sold.
Past Speakers Attendees:
n/a
Press:
Closed
UNCLASSIFIED U.S. Department State Case No. F-2015-05559 Doc No. C05880863 Date: 10/23/2015 61FIED
U.S. Department State Case No. F-2015-05559 Doc No. C05880866 Date: 10/23/21
United States Department State
Washington, D.C. 20520
August 2011
[RELEASE FULQ
MEMORANDUM
TO:
Terry Krinvic
Director Scheduling and Advance
Office William Jefferson Clinton
FROM:
rRE~IEW AUTHORITY: Barbara lsen, Senior
IRev1ewer
Kathryn Youel Page, Alternate Designated Agency Ethics Official
U.S. Department State
COPY:
Laura Graham
COO and Chief Staff President Clinton
Cheryl Mills
Counselor and Chief Staff
U.S. Department State
SUBJECT: Request for Conflict Interest Review ofWJC Donor response your memorandum dated July 28, 2011, have reviewed the following
proposed dono.r:
(I) Accion Social for donation the Foundation have objection this proposed donor making donation the Foundation.
Please not hesitate contact you have questions this matter.
UNCLASSIFIED U.S. Department State Case No. F-2015-05559 Doc No. C05880866 Date: 10/2312< 61ED
U.S. Department State Case No. F-2015-05559 Doc No. C05867776 Date: 10/23t 015
From:
Sent:
To:
Cc:
Subject:
Mills, Cheryl
Friday, June 17,2011 2:26PM
Visek, Richard
~~7[~lora Thessin. Jamr Youel Page, Kathryn
IRELEASE PART
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Thank you
From: Visek, Richard
Friday, June 1:7, 2011 2:19
To: Mills, Cheryl
Cc: Toiv, Nora Thessin, James Youel Page, Kathryn
Subject: RE:
Se~t:
SBU
This email
UNC~SSI FIED.
From: Visek, Richard
Sent: Friday, June 17, 201112:47
To: Thessin, James
Cc: Toiv, Nora Mills, Cheryl
Subject: RE:
SBU
This email UNCLASSIFIED.
From: Mills, Cheryl
Sent Friday, June 17, 2011 12:20
To: Visek, Richard
Cc: Toiv, Nora Thessin, James
Subject: Re:LI_ ___. sending
From: Mills, Cheryl
Sent: Friday, June 17, 2011 06:05AM
To: Visek, Richard
UNCLASSIFIED U.S. Department State Case No. F-2015-05559 Doc No. C05867n6 Date: 10/23/2015 1ED U.S. Department State Case No. F-2015-05559 Doc No. C05867776 Date: 10/23/2015
Cc: Toiv, Nora Thessin, James
Subject: Re:LI-
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From: Visek, Richard
Sent: Thursday, June 16, 2Q11 08:20
To: Mills, Cheryl
Cc: Toiv, Nora Thessin, James
Subject: RE:
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Cheryl-
Regards,
Rich
SBU
This email UNCLASSIFIED.
UNCLASSIFIED U.S. Department State Case No. F-2015-05559 Doc No. C05867776 Date: 10/23/.t. 015 =-IED
U.S. Departm