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Clinton Foundation Employed a Now-Imprisoned Senior Muslim Brotherhood Official

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Gehad El-Haddad, the now-imprisoned former spokesman for the Egyptian Muslim Brotherhood's so-called "Freedom and Justice Party," was effectively the "Baghdad Bob" of the Arab Spring.

Educated in the UK and the son of a top Muslim Brotherhood leader, Gehad served as the special advisor on foreign policy to deposed Muslim Brotherhood president Mohamed Morsi.

Gehad incited violence, justified the torture of protesters, recycled fake news stories, and staged fake scenes of confrontation during the 2013 Rabaa protests.

He was arrested in September 2013 after the fall of Morsi and the bloody confrontations during the breakup of the Muslim Brotherhood's protest camps in Rabaa Square and around Cairo.

During his ascendancy in 2011 and 2012, at which time he served on the Muslim Brotherhood's "Nahda" (Renaissance) Project to revive the caliphate and reinstitute Islamic law and also served as Morsi's campaign spokesman, he was being paid by the Clinton Foundation.

Gehad had been employed for five years as the Cairo director of the Clinton Foundation until August 2012, according to his own LinkedIn page:

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This shows that the Clinton Foundation subsidized one of the senior Egyptian Muslim Brotherhood officials in his rapid rise to power.

His LinkedIn shows he was employed by the Clinton Foundation from August 2007 through August 2012, during which time he served in several positions within the Muslim Brotherhood's Freedom and Justice Party:

www-linkedin-com_2016-09-20_11-49-08From the early days of the Arab Spring beginning in May 2011, when he was serving as the Muslim Brotherhood's party foreign affairs advisor, he was being paid by the Clinton Foundation.

He was still on the Clinton's payroll when he became spokesman for Mohamed Morsi, the Muslim Brotherhood's candidate for president of Egypt, and throughout the entirety of his campaign.

He held multiple senior roles with the Muslim Brotherhood while continuing to be in the employ of the Clinton Foundation.

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It didn't take long for Gehad to become a brazen apologist for the worst abuses of the Morsi regime.

When Morsi declared himself above the law and the courts in a November 22, 2012 declaration, Gehad was quick to justify the power grab to reporters and analysts:

And when police immediately began to protest Morsi's power grab, Gehad threatened a purge of the police for not falling into line: