Bernie Sanders: If Elected, Hillary Should Cease All Contact With The Clinton Foundation

On Sunday's 'Meet The Press,' Hillary Clinton's primary opponent Bernie Sanders said that if elected, she should "not be involved" with the Clinton Foundation. Host Chuck Todd asked: "Does that mean shutting it down or just not being involved?" "I can't definitively answer that," Sanders said. "I would certainly suggest that as president of the United States she should cease all operations, all contact, with the Clinton Foundation." Transcript: <blockquote>TODD: I understand that but you can't govern if you don't have trust. Can she rebuild trust by pledging something to do that? Is it shutting down the foundation? What would you tell her to do? SANDERS: Well, I would certainly suggest that as president of the United States she should cease all operations, all contact, with the Clinton Foundation. TODD: Does that mean shutting it down or just not being involved? Can you truly -- SANDERS: At the very least she should -- at the very least she should not be involved, at the very least. TODD: And would you feel more comfortable if it didn't exist during her time as president? SANDERS: I don't know enough. They are the -- they do a lot of good things with AIDS and so forth so I can't definitively answer that. But I think, Chuck, what we've got to do as a nation is have a serious debate on the enormous crises facing this country. That is where our focus has got to be. </blockquote>