For example, one 2014 study found that men liked women more when the women acted disinterested in them — but only if the men felt committed to the women in the first place. Even though the men In 2011, researchers learned that people generally think women are the first to confess their love in a heterosexual relationship.
But when the researchers asked people to recall who had said "I love you" first in relationship, it turns out it was men — about three-quarters of the time.
The emails that ABC News obtained showed that the State Department worked with the Clinton Foundation to identify and assist friends of former President Bill Clinton who were offering help or seeking assistance in the days immediately following the Jan. However, the emails do not provide any evidence that the State Department helped the Clintons’ friends or foundation donors obtain recovery contracts. And not just through Wiki Leaks, but you know give ABC News some credit. The network’s investigative unit highlighted several of the emails in its story that were sent from the Clinton Foundation to the State Department regarding Friends of Bill (FOB). ABC News reported that FOBs and Clinton Foundation donors contacted the foundation to offer help or seek assistance in the immediate aftermath of the January 2010 earthquake.
We first heard Pence, Donald Trump’s running mate, make his claim about disaster-related contracts in Haiti when he was interviewed by NBC News’ “Meet the Press” host Chuck Todd. 16: But, but look all this information is not just flowing out of the, flowing out of the Wikileaks —Todd: Do you–Pence: — it was ABC News, a freedom of information request —Todd: All right. They actually found out just last week through a freedom of information request that while she was secretary of state, Hillary Clinton’s senior aides — ABC News found this and documented it, not to where you’d hear much about it in the news. The Clinton Foundation forwarded some of those requests to the State Department.
I make no apologies for that.”There is no question that O’Brien is deeply involved in the Clinton Foundation and Haiti recovery projects.
We found that O’Brien became chairman of the foundation’s Haiti Action Network in 2009 a few months before the earthquake, and served in that capacity for at least four years.
Mike Pence has repeatedly claimed that ABC News learned through a freedom of information request that the State Department under Hillary Clinton “directed contracts for the Haitian recovery effort … special envoy to Haiti and Hillary Clinton was secretary of state.
to friends of the Clintons.” But that’s not what ABC News reported. The report by ABC News does show that there was close cooperation between the foundation and the State Department. Gave Special Attention to ‘Friends of Bill’ After Haiti Quake.” The story was based on “dozens of emails” obtained by the Republican National Committee through a Freedom of Information Act request. special envoy to Haiti, Bill Clinton was also co-chairman with then-Haiti Prime Minister Jean-Max Bellerive of the Interim Haiti Recovery Commission, and joined with former President George H. Bush to form the Clinton Bush Haiti Fund within days of the earthquake.
ABC News writes that the “email chain does not indicate if Mauro’s recommendation led to a contract for DRC.” Mauro told ABC News that the company wanted to do business in Haiti, but he did not know if it received any disaster-related contracts. When the earthquake hit, Isakson said DRC Emergency Services had personnel in place to assist in the recovery and flew in more workers to help. 14, 2010 – just about a month after the earthquake – wrote that DRC was in Haiti “providing body recovery and demolition services, as well as sanitation and toilets for various aid organizations.” It also helped fly emergency personnel, such as doctors, to Haiti for free. Army contacts to obtain quick approval for recovery work in Haiti, but that work lasted only a few months, Isakson said.“We had done a lot of work with the U. ABC News said Bunster sought the State Department’s help in obtaining “detailed satellite imagery of the Haitian power grid after the earthquake to help ‘do a reconnaissance of the status of the transmission and distribution lines and power plants.'”But, again, ABC News did not report that Bunster or his company received a contract.
There is no disputing that the State Department did assist those connected to the Clinton Foundation “during the hours after the massive 2010 Haiti earthquake,” as ABC News reported.
But the news story does not provide any evidence that State Department officials “directed contracts for the Haitian recovery effort … And the State Department says it found “no evidence” that its staff helped foundation donors or Bill Clinton’s friends obtain contracts. 11 press briefing, State Department spokesman John Kirby said the State Department “looked into” allegations of preferential treatment to contractors “when ABC was working this story.” He said, “We found no evidence that preferential treatment was given to any particular entity or organization with respect to contracts.”In its report, ABC News mentioned two companies by name that had ties to the Clinton Foundation.
Both had operations in Haiti, and they were in position to help with the rescue effort or in need of assistance themselves.
Here are the two companies and a short recap of what help they were seeking or assistance they were offering, based on the ABC News report and our own reporting: Digicel, a Jamaica-based telecom firm.