Clinton Foundation President Donna Shalala Explains why Presidential Candidates Were Not Invited to the Clinton Global Initiative This Year

The final meeting of the Clinton Global Initiative is absent of this year's two presidential candidates, Donald Trump and Hillary Clinton.
1:52 | 09/20/16

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Transcript for Clinton Foundation President Donna Shalala Explains why Presidential Candidates Were Not Invited to the Clinton Global Initiative This Year
Well I think that we wanted to this is a very political year more political than any year I can think up cell I think we wanted to keep it. Eight political this year and I think that's very important. We member of the supporters the Clinton foundation and the supporters of CGI. Are both Republicans and Democrats. And those that are registered independents they come from every country in the world practically. And so. Keeping it a political I think it's really important. Anything you talk before. Wishful spin off some but the programs and that's exactly it becomes president. That he knew which particular organizations or Cecil and work. Now we actually know what programs are going to spin off. We know that Clinton to Easter initiative which she works at Latin America and the Caribbean. Will become a separate 501 C three separate charity on its own. We know that shy of the Clinton health care access initiative. Which works on aids which actually affects eleven million people around the world with just gun it. Counted to aids drugs that will become an absolutely separate. All organization will take ourselves out of the governance. The other programs some of them some of them will merge and others will. Again separate. Will make sure that were not involved. In managing. The governance of any of the organization's. Except for want. Of course the library the Clinton library in Little Rock out you know expect the president to give up his library. It's a presidential library it has a setter and let Iraq it's had an amazing impact and the Arkansas community. So that we'll say and perhaps some of our domestic programs CGI view the program for college students.

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