- Paul Weiss donated $271, 970 to Clinton’s 2016 presidential campaign
- A partner in the Paul, Weiss Litigation Department, Jeh Johnson is the former Secretary of Homeland Security
- Paul, Weiss lawyers have played key roles in facilitating the release of Guantanamo inmates
The firm, Paul, Weiss, has long been tied to the Clinton family, with its employees donating hundreds of thousands to its political campaigns and later cashing in on political appointments in the government.
The Nov. 19 fundraiser, which is being billed as a “conversation with Hillary,” is currently being promoted on the Democratic presidential candidate’s website and costs attendees $2,700 per ticket.
The event is being held as the issue of Guantanamo prison returns to the political spotlight following renewed calls by the Obama administration to shutter the prison and transfer the remaining prisoners to the United States.
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