The Note: Keeping Up With The Clintons
--FOLLOW THE MONEY: Last night, the Clinton Foundation released a list of paid speeches by Hillary, Bill, and Chelsea where the payments were donated to the foundation. The amount of the payments, which were not disclosed before last night, could total between $12 million and more than $25 million. (The Foundation provided ranges rather than actual amounts). Some things to note, courtesy of ABC???s CHRIS GOOD:
--BANKS: To any Democrats sensitive to Clinton???s perceived ties to the finance industry, this won???t look particularly good. Goldman, JP Morgan, Citi, and Carlyle each donated between $250,000 and $500,000. Charles Schwab gave $100,000 to $250,000, as did Bank of America Merrill Lynch.
--FOREIGN FRIENDS: Thailand???s ministry of energy paid a boatload, as did Qatar First Investment Bank, the Vancouver Board of Trade, and several other foreign companies. Chinese companies too: Alibaba, Beijing Huaduo Enterprise Consulting Company, China Real Estate Development Group,...