It's the Hillary Clinton we all know and love! The NY Times reports that the Secretary of State-designate is seeking to make the State Department "more powerful... with a bigger budget, high-profile special envoys to trouble spots and an expanded role in dealing with global economic issues at a time of crisis." However, "Given Mrs. Clinton’s prominence, expanding the department’s portfolio could bring on conflict with other powerful cabinet members." In other HRC news, she is not expecting to receive her $13 million loan to her presidential campaign yet, since she, via papers filed with the Federal Election Commission, is formally writing off the loan.
Clinton Eyes Building "More Powerful State Department"
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