Russ Feingold calls Hillary Clinton ‘trustworthy’

Madison — Democratic U.S. Senate candidate Russ Feingold called Hillary Clinton “reliable and trustworthy” Monday but reaffirmed his stance that if she’s elected president she should consider shutting down the Clinton Foundation.

“What I’m saying is, it’s a whole other thing when somebody is the president of the United States. And that the highest level of scrutiny should be applied to something like that when somebody becomes president,” Feingold said after a campaign appearance.

The Clinton Foundation has emerged as an issue in the presidential race between Clinton, the Democratic nominee, and Republican Donald Trump. Locally, Trump’s state campaign has called for Feingold to weigh in on Clinton’s ethics as secretary of state.

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