Skip to comments.ANOTHER Obama Stinker: How Do You Say "Tax Cheat" in Spanish? [Rep. Hilda Solis' husband]
Posted on 02/06/2009 4:59:48 PM PST by neverdem
Rep. Hilda Solis, the proposed Labor Secretary
If President Obama had just taken his own advise and learned Spanish, as he urged American parents to do, perhaps this latest kerfuffel could have been avoided.
As it is, the nomination of Rep. Hilda Solis, Latina from California, to be Labor Secretary may be in trouble because of revelations that her husband was ensnared in tax concerns, an aliment that seems to have reached pandemic proportions among Obama nominees.
As reported, in part, in the San Francisco Chronicle
Looks like another Obama Cabinet nominee could be in trouble-- Rep. Hilda Solis, the proposed Labor Secretary. And quietly, the administration has acknowledged that it could be a long haul. This week, Team Obama quietly appointed an interim Labor Department chief.
The latest chapter came Thursday before a long-delayed vote on Solis, a Los Angeles County Democrat, before the Senate Labor Committee again postponed consideration, apparently because of a disclosure that Solis husband paid $6,400 yesterday to settle a tax lien.
Administration officials had hoped for a vote this week, almost a month after the Senate Health, Education, Labor and Pensions Committee held a hearing on Solis. The committees Democratic majority should have the votes to approve the union-friendly nominee.
But the new administration has simultaneously been bracing for a protracted battle: On Monday, Obama appointed career Labor Department manager Ed Hugler to serve as acting secretary until Obamas nominee can be confirmed.
After weeks of delayand speculation that Republicans on the committee were blocking Solisthe committees chairman, Sen. Edward Kennedy, and ranking Republican member, Sen. Michael Enzi, issued a joint statement Thursday morning canceling the vote but denying that an anonymous senator had placed a hold on the nomination.
If only Team Obama had translated that 60 page vetting document...
(Excerpt) Read more at canadafreepress.com ...
All those Liberal Dems and not an honest one among ‘em. Obama is housecleaning in a backward sort of way. LOL
Mugabe, Obama, Chavez:
The “Financial Leaders” of Our Time?
Let’s face it. Obama’s picks are a bunch of unscrupulous, law-breaking third-raters who should not be trusted to take out the trash, yet want to run the entire economy. Ditto most of Congress. I have a higher opinion of my trash guys, who at least do their jobs. and don’t have their paws in my wallet. The barbarians are not only at the gate, but they have been invited into the White House.
It’s about time we got a score card.
Forgot to answer your question: un pinche tramposo del impuesto. And I thought her husband was of Middle Eastern descent.
Can anyone confirm this? I heard that two million people showed up on the capitol mall for the inauguration, but that only 14 of them missed work. Huh?
dang....do any of them up there on the hill pay their taxes? You know, me and you would be in the pokie by now.
Tramposo de impuestos.
You mean the cream of the democratic crop.
Oooops. It’s Friday. One too many virongas.
Kin yew say “Geraldine Ferraro” boys and girls?
I knew yew could.