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O'Brien enlisted Clinton help for Haiti earthquake relief

O'Brien wrote to the Clinton Foundation seeking help with the transport of supplies into the Haitian capital

12th October, 2016
Denis O'Brien and Bill Clinton at a global conference on Haiti in New York in 2010 Pic: Getty

Businessman Denis O'Brien contacted the Clinton's charitable foundation to get help with getting aid into Haiti in the aftermath of the January 2010 earthquake.

Emails released in the US yesterday show that O'Brien sought help from the Clinton Foundation to prioritise efforts to get aid into Haiti in the days after the earthquake. According to ABC News, O'Brien wrote to long-term Clinton aide Doug Band to seek help in getting on the ground in the Haitian...

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