Skip to comments.Obama associate got $100,000 fee from affiliate of firm doing business with Iran
Posted on 08/06/2012 3:51:37 AM PDT by tobyhill
David Plouffe, a senior White House adviser who was President Obamas 2008 campaign manager, accepted a $100,000 speaking fee in 2010 from an affiliate of a company doing business with Irans government.
A subsidiary of MTN Group, a South Africa-based telecommunications company, paid Plouffe for two speeches he made in Nigeria in December 2010, about a month before he joined the White House staff.
Since Plouffes speeches, MTN Group has come under intensified scrutiny from U.S. authorities because of its activities in Iran and Syria, which are under international sanctions intended to limit the countries access to sensitive technology. At the time of Plouffes speeches, MTN had been in a widely reported partnership for five years with a state-owned Iranian telecommunications firm.
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What could Plouffe possibly say in two speeches in NIGERIA of all places that would be worth $ 100,000??!!
Talk about just moving money around to pay off your buds—no one does it like the Gems.
Why do they bother reporting this stuff. There never are any ramifications on anything this administration or the Democrats do. They have total free reign.
WH response, “[It happened before Iran became a global issue.]. Just heard on Fox and Friends,
“It happened before Iran became a global issue.” —White House
Sounds like a Saturday Night Live skit. The sanctions go back to the Bush Administration but Iran has been an avowed enemy of the U.S. since 1979.
It happened when the Shah was their leader?
Their key word here is global combined with Zero’s claim that Iran, North Korea and Venezuela were tiny countries and posed no threats to us.
A Look at Iran
Amen-that hits the nails on their heads.
Just so he didn’t eat a chicken sammich at a place that donates to hate speech - like Chik Fil A
Dave Ploof accepted money from Iran before Iran executed any of 4,000-6,000 homosexuals
Something for the ping list!
whoever paid him got access for their client to obama and key US govt politicians and received favors in return
follow the money
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