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  • (VA Governor) Terry McAuliffe And Tony Rodham Sued Over Green Card Investment ‘Scam’

    11/29/2017 8:25:23 AM PST · by Perseverando · 32 replies
    The Daily Caller ^ | November 28, 2017 | Chuck Ross
    A group of Chinese investors is suing Virginia Gov. Terry McAuliffe and the brother of Hillary Clinton, saying they were defrauded of $17 million in a cash-for-green card “scam.” The investors filed suit in Fairfax Co., Va. circuit court last week, Politico first reported. The suit alleges that McAuliffe and Clinton’s youngest brother, Anthony Rodham, “exploited” the 32 investors by promising to “leverage…political connections” to ensure that their visa applications “will get to the top of the pile, and then be approved.” The green cards were to be granted as part of the federal government’s EB-5 visa program. The program...
  • Old News: Ghosts of Mississippi: FBI Target Clintonista Terry McAuliffe

    08/21/2017 12:26:46 AM PDT · by Freedom of Speech Wins · 3 replies
    Spartareport ^ | 5/24/16
    https://www.spartareport.com/2016/05/ghosts-mississippi-fbi-target-clintonista-terry-mcauliffe-strange-case-greentech-automotive/
  • Media Ignores Virginia Gov. McAuliffe’s Role in Green Car Scandal that Fleeced Taxpayers out of...

    07/07/2017 2:19:08 PM PDT · by jazusamo · 17 replies
    Judicial Watch ^ | July 7, 2017
    Full title: Media Ignores Virginia Gov. McAuliffe’s Role in Green Car Scandal that Fleeced Taxpayers out of Millions An electric car company that folded after taking millions of taxpayer dollars was founded by Virginia Governor Terry McAuliffe, the chairman of Hillary Clinton’s 2008 presidential campaign and former Democratic National Committee (DNC) chair, but the mainstream media is ignoring this pertinent fact. The Mississippi-based company, GreenTech, shut down in January but is back in the spotlight because this week the state’s auditor demanded the firm repay $6.4 million in public funds. Only a small Richmond, Virginia newspaper prominently reported McAuliffe’s ties...
  • Federal officials: GreenTech's missed targets damaged company's credibility (McAuliffee boondoggle)

    06/02/2016 5:37:32 AM PDT · by randita · 7 replies
    Richmond Times-Dispatch ^ | 6/1/16 | Jeff Sturgeon
    Federal officials: GreenTech's missed targets damaged company's credibility By Jeff Sturgeon The Roanoke Times | Posted: Wednesday, June 1, 2016 10:30 pm Terry McAuliffe, then-chairman of GreenTech Automotive,and former Mississippi Gov. Haley Barbour took a spin inGreenTech’s new electric car in July 2012 at the company’s plant in Horn Lake, Miss. ROANOKE — Tens of thousands of electric cars were to be rolling off assembly lines by now at a Mississippi factory funded by millions of dollars in foreign money. But last year, GreenTech Automotive, the company Terry McAuliffe co-founded and described as “part of a rebirth for American manufacturing,”...
  • Tony Rodham’s Ties Invite Scrutiny for Hillary and Bill Clinton [all living large]

    05/11/2015 7:07:39 AM PDT · by Cincinatus' Wife · 17 replies
    New York Times ^ | May 10, 2015 | Steve Eder
    "......When Mr. [Tony] Rodham was short on cash in 2010, Mr. Clinton helped get him a job for $72,000 a year raising investments in GreenTech Automotive, an electric car company then owned by Terry McAuliffe, an old friend of Mr. Clinton’s and now the governor of Virginia. “I was complaining to my brother-in-law I didn’t have any money. And he asked McAuliffe to give me a job,” Mr. Rodham said during the court proceedings, which were the result of a lawsuit over unpaid legal bills filed by his lawyer in a child support case. A brother down on his luck...
  • Hillary Clinton's Culture Of Corruption May Doom Candidacy

    03/27/2015 10:15:07 AM PDT · by raptor22 · 23 replies
    IBD EDITORIALS ^ | March 27, 2015 | IBD EDITORIALS
    candal: Hillary's emails may be only the tip of an iceberg that could include Clinton Foundation donations to shield Boko Haram from being designated a terrorist group and her brother's involvement in a Haitian gold mine. We doubt Team Hillary was thrilled or her critics surprised Tuesday when the Inspector General for the Department of Homeland Security named Mrs. Clinton's brother, Tony Rodham, in a report about a firm that allegedly received preferential treatment from the Obama administration. The firm, Gulf Coast Funds Management, with Tony Rodham listed as its chief executive, allegedly benefited from what the report says was...
  • The Spin Doctors Who Saved Terry McAuliffe’s Campaign Are Now Joining Team Clinton

    03/26/2015 11:55:01 AM PDT · by E. Pluribus Unum · 5 replies
    National Review ^ | 03/26/2015 | Andrew Johnson Read more at: http://www.nationalreview.com/corner/416051/spin-doctors-who-saved-te
    Two of the leading minds tasked with saving Terry McAuliffeÂ’s 2013 Virginia gubernatorial bid from controversy over his shady business dealings will likely serve prominent roles in Hillary ClintonÂ’s presidential campaign. Robby Mook and Josh Schwerin, who served as campaign manager and spokesman, respectively, in McAuliffeÂ’s successful bid, are all but certain additions to the growing Clinton team as the former secretary of state preps for a White House run. Back in 2013, the McAuliffe campaign became embroiled in questions surrounding the ongoing investigations into their candidateÂ’s Mississippi-based electric-car manufacturing company, GreenTech. Thanks in large part to Mook and Schwerin,...
  • Report: Va. governor received special treatment from Homeland Security

    03/25/2015 5:27:27 AM PDT · by ConservativeInPA · 6 replies
    The Washington Compost ^ | March 24, 2015 | Tom Hamburger and Rachel Weiner
    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 department’s 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 McAuliffe’s GreenTech Automotive company by Alejandro Mayorkas, now the department’s No. 2 official, “was unprecedented,” according to the report. The long-anticipated report found no evidence of...
  • Amp Electric's Workhorse Wants To Be 'Tesla Of Trucks' For Electric Delivery Vans

    02/23/2015 6:32:11 AM PST · by LogicDesigner · 16 replies
    Green Car Reports ^ | February 23, 2015 | John Voelcker
    The pack is sized to provide a comfortable range buffer for trucks with predictable daily use, and Amp quotes a range of about 60 miles. But it also equips the E-Gen with a extender to eliminate range anxiety under unexpected circumstances. ... Fleet operators used to the costs of buying fuel for 6-mpg delivery trucks will see a clear financial benefit to an electric truck from Day One if they're leasing it, Burns said, when lease payments, fuel, and maintenance are added together. And that's even without the Federal tax credit for buying a plug-in electric truck, he claims. The...
  • Obama’s Dirty Watchdogs

    04/25/2014 8:18:24 AM PDT · by Second Amendment First · 3 replies
    Human Events ^ | 4/25/2014 | Michelle Malkin
    The Obama administration doesn’t have watchdogs. It has whitewash puppies. The president’s Chicago bullies have defanged true advocates for integrity in government in D.C. from day one. So the latest report by the Senate Homeland Security and Government Operations Committee on corruptocrat Charles K. Edwards, the former Department of Homeland Security inspector general, isn’t a revelation. It’s confirmation. Investigators found that Edwards compromised the independence of his office by socializing and sucking up to senior DHS officials. “There are many blessings to be thankful for this year,” the sycophantic Edwards wrote to the DHS acting counsel on Thanksgiving 2011, “but...
  • Big Trouble In Little Catskills? Chinese City Coming To Upstate New York (EB-1 Visa Scam?)

    12/05/2013 11:59:59 AM PST · by whitedog57 · 6 replies
    Confounded Interest ^ | 12/05/2013 | Anthony B. Sanders
    China’s legendary ghost cities are coming to the USA! Here is an excellent video on China’s ghost cities. China is known for building replicas of London and Paris in China to attract people. But like many of China’s efforts at planned cities, housing is quite expensive and has not caught on. And there is even a fake Epcot in China! Unfortunately, quite empty. ghost_arcade Senator Elizabeth Warren (MA-D) campaigned on centrally planned construction as a solution for the economy. Perhaps the Chinese are taking her advice. With the growing presence of Chinese in the U.S housing market, particularly on the...
  • McAuliffe Appoints GreenTech Exec and Campaign Operative to Cabinet Post

    11/20/2013 8:01:09 PM PST · by Baynative · 15 replies
    Washington Free Beacon ^ | 11/20/13 | Brent Scher
    Virginia Governor-elect Terry McAuliffe’s first cabinet appointment was his deputy campaign manager and a former GreenTech Automotive executive Levar Stoney. McAuliffe announced Monday that Stoney will be secretary of the commonwealth. Before joining McAuliffe’s campaign, Stoney served as director of public and government affairs for GreenTech, McAuliffe’s scandal-tainted electric car company, for nearly three years. GreenTech is currently under multiple federal investigations regarding its improper use of a foreign investor visa program. The company has also failed to meet multiple job promises and production estimates.
  • New device harnesses sun and sewage to produce hydrogen fuel

    10/13/2013 4:49:24 AM PDT · by Wonder Warthog · 32 replies
    R&D Magazine ^ | 10/11/2013 | none listed
    A novel device that uses only sunlight and wastewater to produce hydrogen gas could provide a sustainable energy source while improving the efficiency of wastewater treatment. A research team led by Yat Li, assoc. prof. of chemistry at the Univ. of California, Santa Cruz, developed the solar-microbial device and reported their results in ACS Nano. The hybrid device combines a microbial fuel cell (MFC) and a type of solar cell called a photoelectrochemical cell (PEC). In the MFC component, bacteria degrade organic matter in the wastewater, generating electricity in the process. The biologically generated electricity is delivered to the PEC...
  • Stealth Socialism II: Green Energy, GreenTech and Franklin Pellets (VA Candidate Terry McAullife)

    09/29/2013 10:41:12 AM PDT · by whitedog57 · 1 replies
    Confounded Interest ^ | 09/29/2013 | Anthony B. Sanders
    Recently, I wrote about “Stealth Socialism” in the US. That is a termed coined by Florida Democrat Alan Grayson. It refers to the Federal government takeover of the healthcare industry (Obamacare), the Treasury market (Fed manipulation), bailouts (GM, Chrysler, banks, etc), etc., etc. Remember, the architects of Obamacare, the Center for American Progress, estimate that Obamacare will create 4 million new jobs over the next ten years. And then there is another Stealth Socialism boondoggle for government cronies: green energy! First, the Obama Administration declared war on coal powered plants and is shutting down even more … even though the...
  • McAuliffe on New Coal Regulations: Um, I'll Get Back to You, Virginia

    09/23/2013 4:18:41 PM PDT · by jazusamo · 12 replies
    Townhall.com ^ | September 23, 2013 | Guy Benson
    Does this guy have a cogent position on anything, aside from "Ken Cuccinelli is a dangerous extremist"? Within the last two weeks, he's shown himself to be utterly unprepared for a sit-down with Northern Virginia techies -- which touched off the damning endorsement firestorm -- then had nothing of substance to offer at a forum on higher education. Now he's hit the trifecta (via Washington Post reporter Ben Pershing):
  • Terry McAuliffe on GreenTech investigation: I don’t know anything, I was just in charge

    08/18/2013 9:23:37 AM PDT · by SeekAndFind · 14 replies
    Hotair ^ | 08/18/2013 | Erika Johnsen
    It seems that the Republican camp’s hits on Virginia gubernatorial candidate Terry McAuliffe and his oversight of GreenTech Automotive, currently under an SEC investigation, are at least hitting the target to some degree. Earlier this week, the Washington Post editors posed a rather uncomfortable question or two for the Democrat, who resigned as the barely-productive company’s chairman just last December and remains the largest shareholder.In answer, McAuliffe wrote a piece for Friday afternoon — ahem — that took some rather interesting positions on his fiduciary responsibilities as the erstwhile leader of the company. For instance: You might think that the...
  • CAR AND DRIVER RACES INTO GREENTECH CONTROVERSY

    08/12/2013 12:30:21 PM PDT · by neverdem · 10 replies
    Human Events ^ | August 12, 2013 | Kenric Ward
    This article was originally published by watchdog.org. WASHINGTON – Car and Driver magazine, which generally steers clear of politics, doesn’t like what it sees under the hood of Terry McAuliffe’s GreenTech Automotive.“Investors looking to score on the next Tesla Motors should start slapping themselves back to reality,” the magazine stated this week.The article lists a long line of electric-car companies that are “either dead or barely standing, fettered with poor management, little cash and exaggerated promises.”“Next up, according to our battery-powered crystal ball: GreenTech Automotive,” the magazine predicted.Representatives of GTA did not return requests for comment.McAuliffe, making his second bid...
  • Amid probe, car company’s plans haven’t panned out

    08/11/2013 11:19:07 PM PDT · by Olog-hai · 3 replies
    Associated Press ^ | Aug 11, 2013 6:01 PM EDT | Holbrook Mohr and Mitch Weiss
    Four years ago, a startup car company announced with great fanfare big plans for the Mississippi Delta: Using money from foreign investors and other sources, it would build a massive auto plant to churn out a new line of energy-efficient cars and bring thousands of jobs to the area. It seemed like a win for everyone involved. … Today, the place where the plant was to be remains mostly vacant except for a temporary construction trailer. The company—GreenTech Automotive Inc.—is under investigation by the Securities and Exchange Commission and the probe is reverberating well beyond Mississippi’s borders, bringing scrutiny to...
  • McAuliffe lobbied Obama aide in charge of Solyndra

    08/07/2013 10:54:36 PM PDT · by Nachum · 13 replies
    Daily Caller ^ | 8/8/13 | Brendan Bordelon
    Terry McAuliffe, the Democratic candidate for governor of Virginia and former owner of an electric car company now under federal investigation, once paid a visit with three other advisers to the same White House “green energy” official who helped secure more than $500 million in guaranteed loans for Solyndra, the now-bankrupt solar panel manufacturer backed by a prominent Barack Obama fundraiser. White House visitor records reviewed by Watchdog.org indicate that McAuliffe met with Greg Nelson, the former associate director for energy, environment and technology, at the White House on October 13, 2010. While the substance of the meeting is unknown,...
  • [YouTube Video] Fa$t Terry McAuliffe

    07/30/2013 3:10:21 PM PDT · by Maelstorm · 2 replies
    Youtube/fastterry.com ^ | 7-30-2013 | Citizens United