Chelsea Clinton will stay with the Clinton Foundation if Hillary is elected

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Chelsea Clinton plans to stay on the board of the Clinton Foundation if Hillary Clinton is elected president in November, a spokeswoman for the younger Clinton told The Wall Street Journal on Wednesday.

That follows an earlier report this week that said the Clinton family would wind down some of the foundation's activities if Hillary Clinton wins the White House.

Chelsea "is committed to ensuring that those benefiting from the foundation's work will be able to continue receiving that often life-changing help," a spokeswoman for Chelsea Clinton told The Journal.

The representative did not specify whether Chelsea would stop fundraising, only noting that she will "steward the implementation of changes," including "new fundraising policies."

Ray Madoff, a professor at Boston College Law School, told The Journal that it would be a complicated case if Chelsea stays.

"The Clinton Foundation has been way too inattentive to the appearance of impropriety," Madoff said. "Chelsea clearly has access to her parents so the appearance of impropriety continues."

A look back at Chelsea Clinton leaving the hospital with her second child:

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NEW YORK, NY - JUNE 20: Chelsea Clinton, Aidan Clinton Mezvinsky and Hillary Clinton leave Lenox Hill Hospital on June 20, 2016 in New York City. (Photo by James Devaney/GC Images)
Chelsea Clinton holds her newborn son Aidan Clinton Mezvinsky next to her husband Marc Mezvinsky, U.S. Democratic presidential candidate Hillary Clinton (R) and former U.S President Bill Clinton (L) as they pose at Lenox Hill Hospital in New York City, U.S., June 20, 2016. REUTERS/Brendan McDermid
Chelsea Clinton holds her newborn son Aidan Clinton Mezvinsky next to her husband Marc Mezvinsky as they exit Lenox Hill Hospital in New York City, U.S., June 20, 2016. REUTERS/Brendan McDermid
NEW YORK, NY - JUNE 20: Chelsea Clinton and Aidan Clinton Mezvinsky leave Lenox Hill Hospital on June 20, 2016 in New York City. (Photo by James Devaney/GC Images)
Chelsea Clinton holds her newborn son Aidan Clinton Mezvinsky next to her husband Marc Mezvinsky, U.S. Democratic presidential candidate Hillary Clinton (R) and former U.S President Bill Clinton (L) as they exit Lenox Hill Hospital in New York City, U.S., June 20, 2016. REUTERS/Brendan McDermid
NEW YORK, NY - JUNE 20: Chelsea Clinton with parents Bill Clinton, Hillary Clinton, husband Marc Mezvinsky and newborn baby Aidan Clinton Mezvinsky are seen leaving the hospital on June 20, 2016 in New York, New York. (Photo by Alessio Botticelli/GC Images)
NEW YORK, NY - JUNE 20: (L to R) Chelsea Clinton, holding her newborn son Aidan, Marc Mezvinsky, former President Bill Clinton, and Democratic Presidential candidate Hillary Clinton exit Lenox Hill Hospital, June 20, 2016 in New York City. Chelsea Clinton gave birth to Aidan, her second child, on Saturday. (Photo by Drew Angerer/Getty Images)
Chelsea Clinton holds her newborn son Aidan Clinton Mezvinsky with her husband Marc Mezvinsky, as U.S. Democratic presidential candidate Hillary Clinton and former President Bill Clinton pose together as they exit Lenox Hill Hospital in New York City, U.S., June 20, 2016. REUTERS/Brendan McDermid TPX IMAGES OF THE DAY
NEW YORK, NY - JUNE 20: Former President Bill Clinton, Marc Margolies-Mezvinsky, Aidan Clinton Mezvinsky, Chelsea Clinton, and Hillary Rodham Clinton depart Lenox Hill Hospital on June 20, 2016 in New York City. (Photo by Taylor Hill/GC Images)
NEW YORK, NY - JUNE 20: Bill Clinton, Marc Mezvinsky, Chelsea Clinton, Aidan Clinton Mezvinsky and Hillary Clinton leave Lenox Hill Hospital on June 20, 2016 in New York City. (Photo by James Devaney/GC Images)
NEW YORK, NY - JUNE 20: Chelsea Clinton, Aidan Clinton Mezvinsky, Marc Mezvinsky and Bill Clinton leave Lenox Hill Hospital on June 20, 2016 in New York City. (Photo by James Devaney/GC Images)
Chelsea Clinton holds her newborn son Aidan Clinton Mezvinsky next to her husband Marc Mezvinsky, U.S. Democratic presidential candidate Hillary Clinton (R) and former U.S President Bill Clinton (rear) as they pose at Lenox Hill Hospital in New York City, U.S., June 20, 2016. REUTERS/Brendan McDermid
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Additionally, the Clinton Health Access Initiative might continue to accept foreign donations and corporate funding, according officials representing the initiative who cited its heavy reliance on government donations for public health projects.

Former President Bill Clinton, who originally established the Clinton Foundation, told donors in a letter sent Monday that he plans to resign if his wife is elected.

He also said in the letter that the foundation would "raise money only from U.S. citizens, permanent residents, and U.S.-based independent foundations."

These changes were to eliminate "legitimate concerns about potential conflicts of interest," Mr. Clinton said.

A report Tuesday by the Associated Press showed that at least 85 of 154 people from private interests who met or spoke on the phone with Hillary Clinton while she led the US State Department collectively contributed as much as $156 million to the Clinton Foundation.

In response to that report, Republican nominee Donald Trump accused the Clinton family of running a so-called "pay-to-play scheme" that grants political access to donors.

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