The Clintons Earned $28 Million Last Year

bill-clinton-356132_1280Presidential candidate Hillary Clinton recently release financial information about her and her husband’s, former President Bill Clinton, earnings last year.

The financial documents showed Mrs. Clinton and her husband earned $139 million in adjusted gross income over the past seven years, including $28 million last year, when they paid an effective tax rate of more than 35%. The release coincided with a voluminous release of Clinton emails from her time as secretary of state.

The disclosures helped illuminate both her personal finances and some lingering questions regarding her health. According to a Clinton aide, they were designed to demonstrate the campaign’s commitment to transparency at a time when Mrs. Clinton has faced criticism over secrecy.

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