With a name like Chelsea Clinton, you’d think that working at the Clinton Foundation would be a cakewalk—maybe popping in on Fridays with bagels and a friendly wave; approving office supply orders while you browse on Amazon; unlimited Seamless. That fantasy might actually exist, according to reports that Chelsea seems to be disturbing the balance of Clinton Foundation staff.
Many are leaving because of her “difficult” behavior, reports Page Six.
Several top staffers have left the foundation since Chelsea came onBoard as vice chairman in 2011.
Onetime CEO Bruce Lindsey was pushed upstairs to the position of chairman of the board two years ago, so that Chelsea could bring in her McKinsey colleague Eric Braverman.
Matt McKenna was Chelsea’s spokesman, and then he wasn’t. Now he works for Uber. Ginny Ehrlich, the founding CEO of the Clinton Health Matters Initiative, now works for the Robert Wood Johnson Foundation.
Chelsea has embraced all the trappings of a corporate CEO, with a personal staff almost as big as her father’s. “He has six. She has five,” said my source.
(Matt McKenna may work for Uber now, but he’s still very heavily connected to the Democratic Party and—no surprise—Barack Obama and Hilary Clinton.)
Page Six also refers to the Clinton Foundation as a “bloated slush fund,” which sounds cool and frosty and like something you’d want to snack on in the warmer months.
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