Skip to comments.Another Obama nominee runs into tax problems
Posted on 11/18/2009 11:45:27 AM PST by Justaham
WASHINGTON (AP) - President Barack Obama's choice for a top job with the Treasury Department is having tax problems. A congressional report says Obama's nominee for undersecretary of the Treasury for international affairs, Lael Brainard, was late in paying real estate taxes in 2005, 2006 and 2007.
The report by the Senate Finance Committee staff also challenges the accuracy of a deduction Brainard claimed for running an office from her home. The challenge led Brainard to reduce the deduction on her 2008 return.
The committee's top Republican is unhappy that the committee staff had to submit 10 sets of questions to Brainard before getting complete information about the discrepancies.
Brainard is the fifth Obama nominee to have tax problems.
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Do ANY dems pay taxes???
“Brainard is the fifth Obama nominee to have tax problems”.
...and certainly not the last. It’s a prerequisite with the BO admin to have a past criminal record of some sort so you can fit in.
First time it’s an accident.
Second time it’s a coincidence.
Third time it is an inconvenient truth.
By the fifth such incidence, the cat is out of the bag and there exists a vast culture of corruption in the Obama administration and Democrat Party.
Candidate Joe Biden said that it was PATRIOTIC to pay your fair share of taxes.
So do we still have to hold our tongues on saying liberals are UNPATRIOTIC?!!!
I don’t know about that, but rest assured the dems are digging as fast as they can to find a Republican that hasn’t paid all their taxes to off set the damage of this
Just the fifth? I thought they ALL had tax problems. They're dems, after all; dems never pay taxes, that's why they're always so eager to raise them.
Are there ANY DEMOCRATS THAT PAY THEIR TAXES????
Brainard is the fifth Obama nominee to have tax problems.
Where “problem” is defined as “getting caught”.
That would explain their readiness to raise them...
Speaking of which, what's going on with Charlie Rangel? Has Madam Pelosi absolved him of all his tax sins?
If there are, no self-respecting 'crat who does would admit it.
Taxes are for the other guy. We see now why Democrats have no qualms about raising taxes since they have no intention of paying those taxes themselves.
Brainard doesn’t have to worry. Giethner will help.
Taxes Dems don’t need to pay no stinkin TAXES
The list, ping
They don't bother to pay their own....... no big deal.
James Steinberg, Demetrios Marantis, Lael Brainard
I suppose they think no one remembers, eh?
“THIS time they won’t notice. Trust me.”
(Axelrod to Obama)
Lael Brainard was a Brookings senior fellow from 2001 to 2009, and served as the vice president and director of the Global Economy and Development program from June 2006 to March 16, 2009
Brainard served as Deputy National Economic Adviser and Chair of the Deputy Secretaries Committee on International Economics during the Clinton Administration
Brainard is married to Kurt Campbell, the current Assistant Secretary of State for East Asian and Pacific Affairs
What, she couldn’t afford a copy of Turbo Tax?
Lael Brainard, nominated in March as Undersecretary for International Affairs, is the latest Obama appointee to be tripped up by the Senate Finance Committee. Of particular concern is Ms. Brainards use of a home-office tax deduction, according to people familiar with the inquiry.
[...] The delay in Ms. Brainards nomination is especially noteable because her husband, Kurt Campbell, was confirmed by the Senate on June 25 as Assistant Secretary for East Asian Affairs. If the couple filed a joint return, any errors would be his, too. State Department nominees are under the jurisdiction of the Senate Foreign Relations panel, and they are not subject to Finance Committee vetting.
If I change my voter registration to Dem can I stop paying out tens of thousands of taxes a year?
What he didn't say was just WHO was going to DECIDE what was FAIR...
Obviously not if they can help it. But its patriotic for the rest of us to do so.
Wanna change her name to “Brainless”?
Obama hides $17.5 billion "stimulus" in NJ
Obamas 3 places of birth
Obamas natural-born citizenship?
Obamas multiple SS nos
ACORN pimps out
Clinton Foundation gave ACORN $250,000
VP Biden's daughter in cocaine bust
Biden bro and son named in offshore Ponzi scheme
Rahn Emanuel (too numerous to mention)
Obama prez campaign accepted AIG donations
House Speaker Nancy Pelosi (being there)
Cong Barney Frank, Freddie Mac scandals
Sen Chris Dodd, AIG bonuses, sweetheart deals with Countrywide
Gov Richardson-pay to play scandal (withdraws)
No. 2 at HUD Ron Sims (blatant violations of Public Records Act as Seattle area County exec)
Geithner-Tax cheat (confirmed)
Daschle-Tax cheat (withdraws)
Killefer-Tax cheat (withdraws)
DOL Secy Solis - husband tax cheat(confirmed)
Sen Burris lied about "pay to play" contacts
Auto rescuer appointee Steven Rattner (massive pay-to-play NY pension scandal) )(stepped down)
Louis Caldera, White House Military Office (ousted for $357,000 flyover NYC)
Green Czar Van Jones ousted - San/Fran Communist w/ arrest record.
Other Dem Scandals:
Cong Rangel-Tax cheat (under investigation)
Sen Franken--voted in w/ ACORN registrations
John Edwards in love child payoff w/ campaign funds
Gov Blagojevich-pay to play scandal (impeached)
Baltimore Mayor Dixon- indicted on perjury, theft charges
Racine Mayor Becker-arrested for child porn, soliciting minors
Hartford Mayor Perez- arrested for bribery
Birmingham Mayor Langford- arrested on federal charges
Former Detroit Mayor Kwame Kilpatrick-served 99 days jailtime
Portland Mayor Adams- admitted he had gay sex with teen intern
Chicago Alderwoman Troutman-plead guilty to tax fraud and mail fraud
Monica Conyers John Coyners wife, Detroit City Council President implicated in Detroit bribery case
Tim Mahoney (D-FL) - Offered $121,000 payoff and $50,000 a year job for two years to quiet former mistress/staffer
Rep William J. Jefferson (D-LA) tried on 6 counts including bribery (hid $90,000 cash in freezer)
NY Gov Spitzer - fed's wiretaps out involvement in prostitution ring.
Cong Alcee Hastings ex-judge, impeached/convicted for bribery (elected to House)
Cong Carnahan (D-MO) lien filed on home for $17,364 unpaid roofer bill
Mass State Sen Dianne Wilkerson arrested on federal bribery charges (stuffed bribes in bra)
Carol Moseley Braun nailed for stealing $249,000 from her campaign treasury
Mass State Sen J. James Marzilli indicted for accosting four women (resigned)
Rep Jan Schakowsky (Dem/Socialist--ILL) husbands bank fraud
Ex-leader of Young Democrats sentenced in Child Porn case
North Carolina Dem activist sentenced in child porn w/ kids as young as 6
Kerry's Band of Brothers member on-stage at DNC Convention (convicted for child porn)
Aide to Sen Barbara Boxer received/distributed child porn (convicted)
Child molester back working for Democrat in Hawaii Legislature
Wisconsin Dem mayor charged with child-sex crimes
Left-wing radio personality Bernie Ward (possession/distribution of child porn conviction)
Bwaney's boyfriend ran prostitution ring at residence
Bwaney's current live-in grows marijuana on premises
Hawaii senator got TARP funds for bank he founded.
Sen Diane Finstein steered money to husband's businesses.
Cong John Murtha - massive fraud and corruption.
Cong Chuckles Schumer - crashed IndyMac by causing a run on assets.
42 Dem officials arrested in NJ corruption bust.
The people who are over the IRS didn’t pay THEIR taxes but are raising ours. Imagine that. The DNC is a vast culture of corruption. “everybody does it”
|The DNC is a vast culture of corruption. everybody does it
It sure as hell looks like Obama and his staff are giving the rest of America ADDITIONAL justification for O'Reilly's and Dennis Miller's suggested 2010 Tax Revolt...
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