Skip to comments.Judicial Watch Sues Obama Administration to Obtain Solyndra Records
Posted on 12/01/2011 9:52:49 AM PST by jazusamo
Washington, DC -- December 1, 2011
Judicial Watch, the public interest group that investigates and prosecutes government corruption, announced that it filed today separate lawsuits against the Obama Department of Energy and Office and Management and Budget to obtain records regarding the taxpayer funded government loan provided to the now bankrupt green energy company Solyndra. On September 5, 2011, Judicial Watch submitted Freedom of Information Act (FOIA) requests seeking the following information:
a. Argonaut Private Equity LLC
b. Madrone Capital Partners LLC
c. U.S. Venture Partners (USVP) LLC
d. Rockport Capital Partners LLC.
Both agencies have acknowledged receipt of Judicial Watchs FOIA requests. The Department of Energy provided two compact discs on October 7, 2011, that contained a partial response to the request while noting that [a]dditional responsive documents exist and are being reviewed in preparation for public release. However, to date no further response has been received.
The Office of Management and Budget has failed to produce any records responsive to Judicial Watchs request or demonstrate that responsive records are exempt from production. Nor has it indicated whether or when any responsive records will be produced.
Our new FOIA lawsuits show the Solyndra scandal is heating up and that the Obama administration is in cover-up mode, said Judicial Watch President Tom Fitton. The American people are set to lose $535
bmillion dollars and want to know why it happened. Obama administration lies and potential criminal misconduct by high-ranking government officials make this a scandal of the first order.
The dept. of Just Us will NOT be happy with JW!
...While they’re at it, get the FandF records that have been sealed, if any haven’t been shreaded,,, never mind, they’re all gone!
He seems to enforce the law.
...Yea, Haven’t seen Judge Napolitano for a while, but, I’m sure he’s all over this. Luckly no relation to Big Sis. (-;)