Fact-checking claims the Clintons stole $200k in furniture, china and artwork from White House

First lady Hillary Clinton gestures during a news conference in the White House Friday, April 22, 1994. (AP photo)
First lady Hillary Clinton gestures during a news conference in the White House Friday, April 22, 1994. (AP photo)

An old complaint about Hillary Clinton, stemming from her days as first lady, is making a comeback during her run for the presidency.

When the Clintons left Washington in 2001 at the end of President Bill Clinton’s second term, they took a lot of things with them. The problem was, they took some things they should have left behind.

A conservative website called Radix News posted this graphic on its Facebook page:

"After leaving the White House, Hillary was forced to return an estimated $200,000 in White House china, furniture and artwork that she had stolen."

We sort out the truth of the matter here.