Mining mogul’s ties to Clintons under scrutiny

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Since their friendship began in 2005, Canadian Frank Giustra has donated more than $100 million to the Clinton Foundation while former President Bill Clinton has borrowed the businessman’s luxury jet 26 times for charity work.

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