Head of Goldman Sachs Visited Obama 4 Times at White House

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    While Goldman Sachs' lawyers negotiated with the Securities and Exchange Commission over potentially explosive civil fraud charges, Goldman's chief executive visited the White House at least four times.

    White House logs show that Chief Executive Lloyd Blankfein traveled to Washington for at least two events with President Barack Obama, whose 2008 presidential campaign received $994,795 in donations from Goldman's political action committee, its employees and their relatives. He also met twice with Obama's top economic adviser, Larry Summers.



    Read more: Goldman's White House connections raise eyebrows | McClatchy
     
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    i remember the left's outrage over bush's connection to ken lay, ah, the good ol' days
     
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    How many ex GS employees are now employed by this Administration?


    I know the answer, I just wonder if the lefties on here are aware.
     
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    Ohh yeah, Obama does give out the WH visitors log doesn't he?
    Transparency in action?
     
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    Nice avoiding the topic you hypocritical hack.
     
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    Oh, c'mon you cynics. Barry is just honing his meeting-without-preconditions skills for those tough days ahead with those nutjobs from Iran, NK, etc.
     
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    And just what was hybocritical about that?
     
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    That you libs whined about Bush and his "connections" but you dont' care about Obama and what he does.
     
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    Guilty concience much?
     
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    That is a good question that I'm sure you will tell us the answer to. But the real issue is...how many MORE ex GS employees are in employed by this Administration as compared to past administrations? How many MORE GS Heads have visited Obama compared to past administrations?

    The answer to those questions are important because if this is standard behavior by administrations...there is no story here. IF it is something new and different, it certainly bears investigating.
     

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