Wednesday, January 07, 2009

 

At least he wasn't a lobbyist

Interesting timeline:

Reported August 30, 2008:
CDR and its CEO, David Rubin, have contributed at least $110,000 to three political committees formed by Richardson, according to a review of campaign finance records by The Associated Press.” FBI Examines Richardson Donor's NM Contract

"On Sept. 17, two days before the donation to the DNC, Rubin was on a list of participants in an $11 million Hollywood fundraiser on behalf of Obama, which also included numerous celebrities. Leonardo DiCaprio and Jeffrey Katzenberg were among the hundreds of luminaries, according to Entertainment Weekly." Businessman linked to Richardson donated to Obama

Reported October 6, 2008:
Obama spokesperson Bill Burton sent CBS News the following email statement, “We constantly review our donors for any issues … Burton pointed to Harry Sargeant, one of McCain’s donors who is now the subject of a Congressional investigation. McCain returned $50,000 to Sargeant in early August. More Bogus Obama Donors Surface, Donations Made Between July and Early August

"While the CDR investigation has put CDR in the spotlight in New Mexico, CDR has been under investigation for its business practices around the country by the Justice Department's Antitrust Division, the Internal Revenue Service and the Securities and Exchange Commission." Businessman linked to Richardson donated to Obama

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