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How Cozy Bill Richardson Works Both Sides of Ex-Im Bank ^ | 1-8-13 | Lonely Conservative

Posted on 01/08/2013 6:52:48 AM PST by Texas Eagle

Isn’t this just cozy? Former New Mexico Governor Bill Richardson (D) is working both sides of the Export-Import Bank. Not only does Richardson sit on the bank’s advisory committee, he’s also a board member of one of its loan recipients.

The U.S. Export-Import Bank recently steered hundreds of millions of dollars in federal loans to Spanish green energy conglomerate Abengoa, which happens to share an advisory board member with the bank.

The Ex-Im Bank approved a $78.6 million direct loan to Spain-based Abengoa in December. It also approved a $73.6 million direct loan to a wind farm in Uruguay, which is owned by Abengoa.

Former Democratic New Mexico Gov. Bill Richardson sits on both the Abengoa International Advisory Board and is currently listed on the Ex-Im bank’s website as a member of the advisory committee that helps guide bank policy. (Read More)

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TOPICS: Crime/Corruption; Miscellaneous; News/Current Events
KEYWORDS: exim; green; richardson
More of our tax dollars thrown at soon-to-be-bankrupt solar panel businesses.
1 posted on 01/08/2013 6:52:57 AM PST by Texas Eagle
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To: Texas Eagle

Richardson is a very skilled crook. New Mexico’s AG Gary King will not go after him for current or past charges as King is planning to run against Governor Martinez next election. There are also the allegations that Richardson paid a hefty sum to bury charges of sexual misconduct with a minor working on his staff.

2 posted on 01/08/2013 7:55:56 AM PST by Carthego delenda est
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