Skip to comments.Obama picks Goldman Sachs exec for ambassador to Canada
Posted on 04/04/2013 8:59:46 PM PDT by Lorianne
U.S. President Barack Obama has selected a partner at the investment firm of Goldman Sachs in Chicago to be the new U.S. ambassador to Canada, CBC News has learned.
Sources tell CBC News Network's Power & Politics that Bruce Heyman has accepted the job but still has to pass a vetting process in order to be be formally nominated. His confirmation will be up to the U.S. Congress.
If he is approved, Heyman would replace David Jacobson, who has held the position since 2009. Jacobson is also from Chicago.
Well known as a high-level fundraiser to Barack Obama, Heyman and his wife Vicki, also a fundraiser, raised more than $1 million for Obama and were on his national finance committee.
Heyman runs the private wealth fund at Goldman Sachs and his areas of responsibility include parts of Canada.
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He talks other people into giving obama money so he can get a appointed. Is this a great country or what!
Not long ago everyone would have thought this was satire.
If Stephen Harper named a party bagman ambassador to *any* country, never mind the biggest trading partner, all hell would break loose up here.
I never thought I’d see the day that America would become what it is today. Both parties are crooks and do nothing but cash in.
Yep, let’s choose our donor friends. Doesn’t matter if they can do the job or even want to do the job.
Bingo. What does it mean to be a “conservative?” We are so far from our founding principles it’s disgusting.