Skip to comments.WH Pressured OMB on Solyndra Decision
Posted on 09/13/2011 8:17:02 PM PDT by Nachum
The Washington Post uncovers more White House e-mails regarding the Solyndra loan scandal, and its not pretty: The Obama White House tried to rush federal reviewers for a decision on a nearly half-billion-dollar loan to the solar panel manufacturer Solyndra so Vice President Biden could announce the approval at a September 2009 groundbreaking for the companys new factory, newly obtained e-mails show
The August 2009 e-mails, released toThe Washington Post, show White House officials repeatedly asking OMB reviewers when they would be able to decide on the federal loan
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Obama regime acts like this is their money. They have abused the Public trust...
They have. Over and over again.
It continues to unfold.
yep... it’s popcorn time. this is going to be good.
In all seriousness, this has all the markings of a true scandal. It will be interesting to see if the MSM has any interest at all in giving more than just bare minimum coverage.
I'm not holding my breath.
This is an illustration for the corporations of how to play ball with the Obama Regime. If you want government to smooth the way for you, kick in your campaign donations. Otherwise, expect rough going.
Watergate is a misdemeanor compared to this scam.
I’m going to guess that Obama isn’t going to run in 2012, and he’ll pull out because of some “illness”.
Not an excuse, after all he is supposed to be the leader. A leader, not a follower.
It would be eminently satisfying were Obama drummed out of the Oval Office via one of his pet projects.
The CYA caper intensifies. Who will be left holding the bag? :-)
Wow. The big news here is the Washington Post is covering this scandal. I never thought I’d see one of the commie rags doing that on any Obamanation scandal.
Biden’s half billion dollar photo op - wonderful.
Let me suggest "mental" ...
Always a rush when Obama needs that money to turn around and jump back in his campaign pockets...
Even the Compost is waking up? A little late, ya think.
Throw this POS out. Impeachment proceedings should be filed tomorrow (a year late, imo). There is no waiting another year for this. Inexcuseable,.
WP will probably do more to cover up the scandal than cover it.
That's what I thought when they got caught giving guns to Mexican drug gangs, but that seems to be fizzling out. The MSM doesn't care about these things, and Congress doesn't seem to either. Who else is there, the justice department?
BTW bankruptcy fraud is punishable under the RICO Act. Just thinking out loud. Can’t wait to follow the money.
Even the Lamestream media is actually waking up and doing REAL investigating reporting against the Dear Leader? They must have been given the OK that it can no longer be traced to the Oval Office!
DRIP DRIP PING
Why aren’t they looking at the General Contractor that built the new 300,000SF building? They are Obama bundlers too!
I doubt anyone in the Party Propagnda Minsitry would publish these stories if there were actual evidence that might get to Issa and his committee, or Upton and his committee, or any other Congressional Republicans.
We're reading about this because Holder and The Won believe there is nothing left to incriminate them. The coverup is complete.
They may very well get to him. Drip, drip, drip...
WHERE’S THAT $500 M ????????
If the gov’t had just divided up 4 TRILLION dollars among the 305M LEGAL citizens of the USA, we’d each have ????? in our bank accounts by now (my mind boggles at 100M, I can’t figure billions or trillions..)
let’s see...then they could tax each of us at the highest rate for ‘millionaires’ and drop the deductions for interest earned and then no deducting the mortgages on all our new mansions..by the time they were done, they’d get the 4 TRILLION back from us and give it to their cronies and the Palistinians and illegal aliens...
The Powers That Be in the DNC are telling their lackeys in the Biased Media (BM for short) that Aethelblack the Unready has to go if they're to have any chance in 2016 (they are already writing next year's elections off).
We have seen this before. There are often things to be revealed that may yet come into play though.
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My bet is the teflon holds up. Nothing touches this guy!
The media are in charge of the teflon application. Always are. If the NYT and WP decide to pursue it, Bambi’s roasted!
I have absolutely no reason to doubt your hypothesis.
“Aethelblack...” ... heh, heh.
“This is an illustration for the corporations of how to play ball with the Obama Regime. If you want government to smooth the way for you, kick in your campaign donations”
I think you have the situation backwards. It’s not a shakedown. This is simply a method for funneling money to an Obama crony. Diverting taxpayer money to a company that never was intended to successfully make a product.
The company’s real function was to be a receiver of ‘green investment’ funds, so that those funds could end up in the pockets of Obama’s friends.
What I don't understand is, why are people standing by watching this SOB loot the treasury and break virtually every Constitutional section and DOING NOTHING?
Based on what I have seen, there is ample evidence to bring forth an investigation into criminal felonious wrongdoing by 0 and others in his administration.
Yep, perhaps there are some reporters with integrity. Or maybe, they think: "I could protect my beloved Dear Leader; or, win a Pulitzer and be rich and famous. Hmmmmmm..."
The plot thickens... Thanks for the ping!
I’m afraid at this point he’ll be martyred.
Nobody is going to remember what he’s done the last four years. Few can recall in much detail any of JFK’s, outside the Cuban Missile Crisis, NASA, and his assassination.
If he’s assassinated, all of a sudden the race card has some heft to it again, he’s still the first black President, and he’ll be remembered for the ‘soaring oratory’ and getting Bin Laden.
They’ll dismantle Obamacare quietly in the courts - the signal will go out to the appointees to let it happen.
Everyone will reset and they will do what they have to in order to bring the economy back. Europe will twist, and Israel will get a reprieve for the moment. Iran will be ignored until it nukes somebody (like Israel, many will hope).
The libs will all look at each other like yuppies waking up in a hot tub with a dead guy after a very bad coke bender and swear, “I’m losin’ it man. I gotta get a grip on myself.”
I wonder how much of those green investment funds wound up in the pocket of Obama’s reelection campaign fund? This also make me wonder how many research grant dollars are going to phony researchers who put up the front of doing research. The only research being done is how to scam money from the government. To encourage that the money continues, they will kick in generous campaign contributions to the politicians writing the earmarks.
Yes. I have also thought this may have been some of the “billion” dollars Obama is supposed to raise for his reelection.
Either way, this fake company was definitely a money laundering operation. The FBI was sent by holder to make absolutely sure someone like Breitbart doesn’t get their hands on one of the company’s computer hard drives. Nothing will ever become of this. The FBI has wiped everything clean.
It’s a sad day when you realize Obama has largely destroyed the integrity of our great nation. Corruption on this level can’t be fixed. We are on our way to third world status.
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MSM will pursue this and blame Biden so Obama can dump him for 2012.
This improves Obama’s chances with a new running mate.
...Noticed ABC had 30 whole seconds coverage!!! </s, <cyn starts now...