'Clinton Cash' author: Jeb research 'compelling' so far
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Writer Peter Schweizer said late Tuesday that his financial investigation of former Gov. Jeb Bush (R-Fla.) has raised enough concerns that it is worth continuing.


“I would tell you that if there was nothing there, we would have stopped the investigation,” the “Clinton Cash” author told host Hugh Hewitt on “The Hugh Hewitt Radio Show.”

“I think we’re finding some interesting, compelling things,” Schweizer said.

“What level it rises to, we’ll have to see,” he said.

“But I will say that … it’s not as if we looked into this and there was absolutely nothing,” Schweizer added.

Schweizer said his team of researchers is analyzing money trails from Bush’s tenure as governor and his time spent after leaving office.

They are examining Bush’s spending on land deals, airports, educational reforms and non-profit foundation funding, he added.

The “Clinton Cash” author additionally noted that Bush, a likely 2016 GOP presidential candidate, is innocent until proven guilty.

“Nobody should prejudge and say ‘oh, this means that all of this bad chicanery was going on,’” Schweizer said.

“Don’t jump to that assumption at all,” he added.

Schweizer said his expose on Bush is due out in September.

His research team began its hunt four months ago, he added.

The author’s work could prove a thorn in Bush’s side should he seek the Oval Office next election cycle.

“Clinton Cash,” released on May 5, has already dogged Democratic presidential candidate Hillary Clinton’s time on the 2016 campaign trail.

Former President Bill Clinton argued on May 6 that the allegations in Schweizer’s work “won’t fly.”

Hillary Clinton’s campaign, meanwhile, launched a rapid-response website on May 5 that aims at discrediting the author’s accusations.

“Clinton Cash” charges that the Clinton Foundation gave foreign supporters political leverage at the State Department, where she served as secretary between 2009 and 2013, in exchange for their funding donations.