Skip to comments.Another Obama fundraiser is investor in car company that won federal loan (More Crony Socialism)
Posted on 10/28/2011 12:42:43 PM PDT by tcrlaf
An investment firm whose vice chairman has been an adviser and fundraiser for President Obama saw one of its portfolio companies win approval this year for $50 million in loans from the administrations clean-energy loan program.
Washington-based Perseus says its affiliation with James A. Johnson, a major fundraiser for Obamas campaign, played no role in persuading the Energy Department to award the loan to Vehicle Production Group, a Miami start-up that is manufacturing wheelchair-accessible cars and taxis.
Johnson headed Obamas vice presidential selection committee in 2008 and is the former chairman of housing mortgage giant Fannie Mae. He was listed as a campaign fundraising bundler for Obama in the 2008 race, according to the Center for Responsive Politics, and committed to raising $200,000 to $500,000 for the upcoming presidential race.
Johnson could not be reached for comment Thursday. Perseus Chairman Frank Pearl said in an interview that it is an absurd idea to think that Johnsons political connections helped the Miami company.
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Just ask ANYONE at the New York Times, or NPR/CBS/NBC/ABC/MSNBC!
Obama is the Fuhrer, after all. Who are WE to question what the messiah does with our money!
For your list.
WaPo giving out this info?
This is pure unadulterated fascism. I am sure Willy Messerschmitt got the same sweetheart deals in national socialist Germany during the 30’s and 40’s.
Friday afternoon news dump.
Nothing to see here. Move along
If my dog looked like that thing, I’d shave its behind and make it walk backwards.
Thanks for the heads up Army Air Corps
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I was going to ask if James Johnson is the same as the Fannie’s past CEO that started the housing bubble.
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