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US 'Pharma Bro' Apologizes for Hillary Clinton Post

21:38  13 september  2017
21:38  13 september  2017 Source:   nbcnews.com

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Prosecutors want to revoke Martin Shkreli's bail because he offered Facebook followers ,000 to pull hair from Hillary Clinton 's head. The contrite-sounding note to a federal judge from the man known as " Pharma Bro " came five days after prosecutors asked the court to revoke his bail and keep him

' Pharma Bro ' Martin Shkreli says he used 'poor judgment' in placing a ,000 bounty for Hillary Clinton 's hair. Former pharmaceutical CEO Martin Shkreli apologized on Monday to a federal judge after offering a ,000 bounty for some of Hillary Clinton 's hair.

Image: Former Turing Pharmaceutical CEO Martin Shkreli Convicted of Fraud© Martin Shkreli and his attorney Benjamin Brafman are asking a federal judge not to revoke his bail. Image: Former Turing Pharmaceutical CEO Martin Shkreli Convicted of Fraud Former pharmaceutical executive Martin Shkreli apologized Tuesday for offering his Facebook followers $5,000 to pull a hair from Hillary Clinton's head, saying it was an "awkward attempt at humor or satire" and not a real threat.

The contrite-sounding note to a federal judge from the man known as "Pharma Bro" came five days after prosecutors asked the court to revoke his bail and keep him locked up until he is sentenced on securities fraud charges.

Hillary: Bernie's attacks 'paved the way' for Trump

  Hillary: Bernie's attacks 'paved the way' for Trump Excerpts released from Hillary Clinton's upcoming book What Happened, looking at her failed 2016 presidential campaign, shows that the former secretary of State blames her defeat at least partly on her primary rival, Sen. Bernie Sanders. In passages shared on social media, Clinton said that because she and Sanders agreed on most policy issues, the Vermont senator resorted to "innuendo and impugning my character." "His attacks caused lasting damage, making it harder to unify progressives in the general election and paving the way for Trump's 'Crooked Hillary' campaign," wrote Clinton.

‘ Pharma Bro ’ Martin Shkreli Has Bail Revoked, Headed to Jail Over Clinton Facebook Post . "He should apologize to the government, the Secret Service and Hillary Clinton ."

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Shkreli's initial response to the government motion was profanity and scorn. "Come at me with you [sic] hardest because I haven't seen anything impressive yet," he wrote on his Facebook page last week.

But on the eve of a hearing that will determine if he goes to jail, his tone changed.

"I wanted to personally apologize to this Court and my lawyers for the aggravation that my recent postings have caused," Shkreli wrote. "I used poor judgment but never intended to cause alarm or promote any act of violence whatsoever."

His lawyer, Benjamin Brafman, said that a distinction should be made between crude satire and bona fide threats or harassment.

"One recent example of this form of offensive political speech was Kathy Griffin's controversial photograph of her holding the faux bloody head of President Trump," Brafman wrote.

Hillary Clinton to sit down with CBS's Jane Pauley on Sunday

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Martin Shkreli apologized Tuesday for a bizarre Facebook post about Hillary Clinton 's hair that threatens to land him in jail , saying he Shkreli's mea culpa was attached to a letter that his lawyer sent a judge asking her not to revoke the million release bond of the bombastic '' pharma bro .''

What did Pharma Bro Shkeli say in his Hillary Clinton Facebook post ? He apologized for the post saying: “I understand now, that some may have read my comments about Mrs. Clinton as threatening, when that was never my intention when making those comments,” Shkreli wrote in the letter.

"Ms. Griffin's penalty was not prosecution but rather losing her position as CNN's co-host of their annual New Year's televised celebration in Times Square," he wrote. "In contrast, the Government here is seeking remand."

Image: Former Turing Pharmaceutical CEO Martin Shkreli arrives at Federal Court© Martin Shkreli, former chief executive of Turing Pharmaceuticals, arrives at the U.S. Federal courth... Image: Former Turing Pharmaceutical CEO Martin Shkreli arrives at Federal Court

Hillary Clinton’s What Happened sold a record-breaking number of copies in its first week .
Clinton’s new book had the best hardcover nonfiction debut since 2012. According to sales figures from Nielsen BookScan, which tracks 85 percent of book sales across the country (excluding digital and audio sales), Clinton has sold 167,000 hardcover copies of What Happened since it came out on September 12. Her publisher Simon & Schuster says that when you account for ebook and audiobook sales, Clinton’s sales numbers surpass 300,000 copies.

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