In addition to hefty speaking fees, Hillary Clinton has a list of cringe-worthy demands that even ABC’s “Good Morning America” mocked on Monday.
Transportation by private jet and a “presidential suite” at the luxury hotel of her choosing are just a couple of items that the Las Vegas Review-Journal uncovered with a public records request for Clinton’s upcoming speech at the University of Nevada, Las Vegas Foundation fundraiser in October.
The former secretary of state requires rooms and stipends for a couple of “travel aides,” and a couple of advance staffers to coordinate the logistics of her appearance, the Review-Journal reported.
Clinton was paid $225,000 for the speech, but initially requested $300,000 according to her contract, which also included these restrictions:
Clinton will remain at the event no longer than 90 minutes; will pose for no more than 50 photos with no more than 100 people; and won’t allow any press coverage or video- or audio-taping of her speech.
The only record allowed will be made by a stenographer whose transcription will be given only to Clinton. The stenographer’s $1,250 bill, however, will go to the UNLV Foundation.
The foundation, meanwhile, is prohibited from advertising the event on radio, TV or billboards. Mail and website ads are allowed, although Clinton staffers must approve in writing any promotional material.
“Good Morning America” anchor Ron Claiborne’s report of Clinton’s demands drew a snide remark from a co-host Dan Harris.
“Did she specify which color M&M’s she would like?” Harris said, prompting laughter in the background.
Watch the report here:
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