Skip to comments.Obama’s Ambassadorial Nominee Receives Heavy Scrutiny
Posted on 12/25/2009 7:13:39 AM PST by EagleUSA
President Barack Obama has nominated Mari Carmen Aponte to become the next ambassador of El Salvador, a decade after she was forced to withdrawal her name from consideration for a similar post following concerns about alleged ties to Cuba, Newsmax.com reports.
A former FBI official told Fox News that Apontes 1998 nomination by president Clinton began receiving attention after the foreign relations panel questioned her about a past relationship with Roberto Tamayo, who was alleged to have "possible ties to the Cuban government" and made "repeated trips there."
Current White House spokesman Tommy Vietor responded, "as has been previously reported, the FBI fully investigated this issue in 1999, and Ms. Aponte received a thorough background check by diplomatic security as part of the nomination process this time around," quoted by the news source.
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Give us this day, our daily evil.
In today's administration that is a badge of honor. I wonder how many of Odumbshite's inner circle wish they could actually grovel at Castro's feet?
What is the definition for treason?
Just settle with treachery and be done with the affirmative action fascist fraud.
A Castroite monster. How nice.
We could draw names a get a better president.This guy has worn out his welcome.Bye Bye
Sounds qualified for the O team!
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