Skip to comments.Solyndra Emails Claim Biden Team 'About Had an Orgasm' About Energy Loans to Firm
Posted on 11/09/2011 12:18:39 PM PST by freespirited
A series of emails provided to the House Energy and Commerce Committee from individuals tied to Solyndra offer striking characterizations about running strategy with the White House to secure assistance for the now-bankrupt solar energy firm.
Emails among George Kaiser, head of the George Kaiser Family Foundation; Ken Levit, the executive director of the Foundation; and Steve Mitchell, who manages Argonaut Private Equity and was a member of Solyndra's board; show that Vice President Joe Biden's office were very gung-ho.
"They about had an orgasm in Biden's office when we mentioned Solyndra," reads a Feb. 27, 2010, email from Levit to Mitchell. A follow-up email from Mitchell to Levit later that day responds with: "That's awesome! Get us a (Department of Energy) loan...."
According to exchanges obtained by Fox News, in an email from Mitchell to Kaiser on March 5, 2010, Mitchell writes that "it appears things are headed in the right direction and (Energy Secretary Steven) Chu is apparently staying involved in Solyndra's application and continues to talk up the company as a success story."
In a Feb. 27, 2010, message from Levit to a party whose name has been redacted, Levit writes that there was a meeting with a group of people in "Biden's office -- they seemed to love our Brady Project -- also all big fans of Solyndra."
In an email from Mitchell to Kaiser on March 5, 2010, Mitchell writes that "it appears things are headed in the right direction and Chu is apparently staying involved in Solyndra's application and continues to talk up the company as a success story."
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Stand up, Joe.
What are they in 9th grade?
"...and then Joe was like and I was like...OMG, Becky? she's not even hot."
That headline makes me feel . . . so . . . uncomfortable.
Now that’s class!
If DOE had given one of the shale drilling companies that much money; how many billions of BTUs of energy would be commercially produced now?
Instead we have an empty building in Fremont, CA.
Talk about feel good liberal policy!
But I think the “O” word is too much, and dramatic.
Yeah but it's a really fancy building with all the high-end finishes!!