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Posted on 04/26/2010 1:15:45 PM PDT by blam
20 Lobbyists Infesting The Obama Administration
1/21 William Lynn, Deputy Secretary of Defense
Former employer: Raytheon Lobbying Background: From 2002 to 2005, Lynn helped Raytheon secure over $54 billion in military-industrial contracts. He lobbied the Defense Department and others on issues ranging from long-range guided munitions to sea-based missile defense, according to the Huffington Post. White House justification: Administration officials claimed Lynn was "uniquely qualified" for the job. Source: Tim Carney at The Examiner
Apr. 26, 2010, 3:04 PM
Obama stormed into Washington with a pledge that "lobbyists won't find a job in my White House."
He followed it up on his first day in office with an executive order banning former lobbyists from working on issues related to their lobby.
But by his third day in office he issued the first of many waivers to appoint William Lynn, a former lobbyist for Raytheon, to Deputy Secretary of Defense.
In the year that followed, Obama appointed more than 40 former lobbyists to senior positions, including three Cabinet secretaries and the Director of Central Intelligence.
We've profiled twenty important figures, using a list published by Tim Carney in the The Examiner.
Meet The Lobbyists >>
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“He followed it up on his first day in office with an executive order banning former (Republican) lobbyists from working on issues related to their lobby. “
The whole Obama administration is an infestation, we are the exterminator.
Say it ain't so, Zer0!
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