Despite President Barack Obama’s pledge to introduce a new era of transparency to Washington, and despite two rulings by a federal judge that the records are public, the Secret Service has denied MSNBC.Com’s request for the names of all White House visitors from Jan. 20 to the present. It also denied a request by the nonpartisan watchdog group Citizens for Responsibility and Ethics in Washington, which sought logs of visits by executives of coal companies.Read More
So much for government transparency promises by Obama…just another Barack lie for the record! People we need to remember all the lies that Obama the lier has made to the people come 2012. He has to be one of the biggest liers of all past presidents!
Sin City’s mayor wants President Obama to apologize for saying companies shouldn’t visit Las Vegas on the taxpayer’s dime.
“What’s a better place, as I say, than for them to come here,” Goodman told KLAS-TV. “And to change their mind and to go someplace else and to cancel — and at the suggestion of the president of the United States — that’s outrageous.”
Obama made the remarks Monday during a town hall meeting in Elkhart, Ind., where the president traveled to muster public support for economic stimulus legislation.
“You can’t get corporate jets, you can’t go take a trip to Las Vegas or go down to the Super Bowl on the taxpayer’s dime,” Obama said.
I will have to agree with Obama on this one, unless that is Obama makes an Apology which he should not!
The White House’s nominee for Director of the Central Intelligence Agency, Leon Panetta, has earned more than $700,000 in speaking and consulting fees since the beginning of 2008, with some of the payments coming from troubled financial firms and from a firm that invests in contractors for federal national security agencies, according to financial disclosures released Wednesday and reviewed by the Wall Street Journal.
Panetta received $56,000 from Merrill Lynch & Co. for two speeches and $28,000 for a speech for Wachovia Corp., according to disclosures released ahead of Thursday’s scheduled Senate hearing on Panetta’s
What happen to Obama saying that he would not allow influence of lobbyists in his administration?