Skip to comments.Report: Va. governor received special treatment from Homeland Security
Posted on 03/25/2015 5:27:27 AM PDT by ConservativeInPA
Not long before he became governor of Virginia, Democrat Terry McAuliffe received special treatment on behalf of his electric-car company from a top official at the Department of Homeland Security, according to a new report from the departments inspector general.
McAuliffe was among several politically powerful individuals from both parties, including Sen. Harry M. Reid (D-Nev.), seeking special visas for foreign investors through a program administered by the department. But intervention on behalf of McAuliffes GreenTech Automotive company by Alejandro Mayorkas, now the departments No. 2 official, was unprecedented, according to the report.
The long-anticipated report found no evidence of law-breaking. But members of the departments staff perceived Mayorkass actions as politically motivated, and the report concluded that he had created an appearance of favoritism and special access.
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A simpler more effective government is needed. There are two departments that need to deal with threats to the homeland. 1.) Dept. of State (also over funded) handles diplomacy. And when diplomacy doesn't work, 2.) the Dept. of War. Ever notice that since the War Dept became DOD that we don't win many wars?
Did they send fewer infected criminal illegals
or did they profile them and remove the infected?
They played up the appearance of unethical behavior by the last GOP governor while McAuliffe didn’t even wait to win the election before he engaged in unethical behavior.
Dems won’t mind this though.
Dept of war was the army only.
Dod covered navy army and air force.
How about the MILLIONS he got from Global Crossing before it went bellyup and everyone else was wiped out??
He could probably get away with a DUI too if they ever stop him on the road somewhere.
McAuliffe makes McDonnell look like an amateur.
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