Bill Clinton Defends His Foundation's Foreign Money

Bill Clinton has no regrets about his foundation's decision to take millions in foreign donations, despite the fact that the cash has created a political headache for his wife as she aims for the White House. The former president told NBC News' Cynthia McFadden in an exclusive interview that the charity had never done anything "knowingly inappropriate," after the foundation, facing pressure, recently announced it would accept cash from just six Western governments in the future. That decision, Bill Clinton said, is not an implicit acknowledgement that the old policy, which let Saudi Arabia give more than $10 million, was a mistake. "It's an acknowledgement that we're going to come as close as we can during her presidential campaign to following the rules we followed when she became secretary of state," he said, adding that he's "proud" of the group's work.

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