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Obama nominates fundraiser to Paris post
Associated Press ^ | Jun 6, 2014 5:24 PM EDT | Jim Kuhnhenn

Posted on 06/06/2014 3:07:34 PM PDT by Olog-hai

President Barack Obama has nominated a big-dollar political fundraiser for the president and the CEO of an economic and political advisory firm, Jane Hartley, to be the U.S. ambassador to France.

Hartley is the CEO of Observatory Group and raised more than $500,000 for Obama’s 2012 re-election campaign. …

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TOPICS: Foreign Affairs; Government; News/Current Events; US: District of Columbia
KEYWORDS: ambassador; eussr; france; janehartley; observatorygroup

1 posted on 06/06/2014 3:07:34 PM PDT by Olog-hai
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To: Olog-hai

Not unusual. Patronage.

Oh wait...Hussein promised “change”.


2 posted on 06/06/2014 3:09:04 PM PDT by BenLurkin (This is not a statement of fact. It is either opinion or satire; or both.)
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To: Olog-hai

3 posted on 06/06/2014 3:13:49 PM PDT by InterceptPoint
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To: Olog-hai

Reminds me of what we fought the British to stop.


4 posted on 06/06/2014 3:16:38 PM PDT by autumnraine
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To: Olog-hai

Her husband is Ralph Schlosstein, chief executive officer at Evercore Partners.


5 posted on 06/06/2014 3:18:27 PM PDT by Southack (The one thing preppers need from the 1st World? http://tinyurl.com/ktfwljc .)
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To: Olog-hai

Can she even speak French?


6 posted on 06/06/2014 3:20:48 PM PDT by doberville
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In April 2014, Evercore banker Perkins Hixon pleaded guilty to insider trading in the securities of Evercore, Westway Group Inc., and Titanium Metals Corporation from 2010-2013. He resigned from the company in 2014.


7 posted on 06/06/2014 3:21:21 PM PDT by Southack (The one thing preppers need from the 1st World? http://tinyurl.com/ktfwljc .)
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To: kristinn

http://blogs.wsj.com/deals/2010/11/18/meet-the-stealth-adviser-on-the-gm-ipo/


8 posted on 06/06/2014 3:23:00 PM PDT by Southack (The one thing preppers need from the 1st World? http://tinyurl.com/ktfwljc .)
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To: Olog-hai
Half a million for an ambassador posting to France? She got off cheap. Obama must be having a fire sale.

I wonder how far down the list he had to go before he found someone that was desparate enough to hitch their wagon to his horses.

9 posted on 06/06/2014 3:46:54 PM PDT by justlurking (tagline removed, as demanded by Admin Moderator)
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