Hillary Clinton Defends High-Dollar Speaking Fees

The former secretary of state defends the millions she has earned giving paid speeches since leaving office.
1:44 | 06/09/14

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It has been reported you've made 5 million making speeches. The president's made more than $100 million. Well, if you -- you have no reason to remember, but we came out of 9 white house not only dead broke but in debt. We had no money when we got there and we struggled to, you know, piece together the resources for mortgages for houses, for Chelsea's education, you know, it was not easy. Bill has worked really hard and it's been amazing to me. He's worked very hard, first of all, we had to pay off all our debts which, you know, you had to make double the money and pay off the debt and get us houses and take care of family members. But do you think Americans will understand five types the median income in this country for one speech? Well, let me put it this way, I thought making speeches for money was a much better thing than getting connected with any one group or company as so many people who leave public life do. And she does make a lot of speeches for free, of course, to the group she cares about so much. But tonight, George, we will talk about everything. Everything. We're going to talk about the marriage. We'll talk about Monica lewinsky. We'll talk about age and I'm going to take you around her home, this home that she says is really a new sanctuary for her for the first time in 20 years as she lives her private life so it's all coming up and we have some laughs about dealing with hair in the public life. Perennial problem. Yeah. A lot coming up. We'll see a lot on "World news"

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