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W.H. team discloses TARP firm ties (Huge pay days)
Politico ^ | 4/3/09 | KENNETH P. VOGEL

Posted on 04/04/2009 10:41:14 PM PDT by Nachum

Lawrence Summers, a top economic adviser to President Barack Obama, pulled in more than $2.7 million in speaking fees paid by firms at the heart of the financial crisis, including Citigroup, Goldman Sachs, JPMorgan, Merrill Lynch, Bank of America Corp. and the now-defunct Lehman Brothers.

He pulled in another $5.2 million from D.E. Shaw, a hedge fund for which he served as managing director from October 2006 until joining the administration.

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TOPICS: Government; News/Current Events
KEYWORDS: discloses; tarp; team; wh

1 posted on 04/04/2009 10:41:14 PM PDT by Nachum
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The List, Ping


2 posted on 04/04/2009 10:41:37 PM PDT by Nachum (the complete list at www.nachumlist.com)
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To: Nachum

“Friends of Larry” bump.


3 posted on 04/04/2009 10:46:10 PM PDT by junta (Not even respectable mainstream conservatives can save liberalism.)
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JACKPOT!


4 posted on 04/05/2009 3:03:37 AM PDT by Caipirabob (Communists... Socialists... Democrats...Traitors... Who can tell the difference?)
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To: Nachum

Makes this interview all the more pertinent: William Black interviewed by Bill Moyers.

http://www.pbs.org/moyers/journal/04032009/watch.html


5 posted on 04/05/2009 4:07:32 AM PDT by dawn53
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