Nuking filibusters, Dems clear way for Mayorkas at Homeland Security

By   /  December 11, 2013  /  Congress, Green Tech Automotive, homeland security, Immigration, National, News  /  No Comments

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Part 72 of 72 in the series Terry McAuliffe – Carmogul

By Kenric Ward | Watchdog.org
WASHINGTON, D.C. — After nuking the Senate’s filibuster rules, Democrats are ready to push through the nomination of a controversial immigration director as deputy secretary of the Department of Homeland Security.
Republicans pushed back on Wednesday, but it wasn’t enough.
Alejandro Mayorkas — under ongoing [...]

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McAuliffe lawyers, accountants sort GreenTech stock amid federal investigations

By   /  December 10, 2013  /  Green Tech Automotive, News, Virginia  /  No Comments

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Part 71 of 72 in the series Terry McAuliffe – Carmogul

By Kenric Ward | Watchdog.org Virginia Bureau
RICHMOND, Va. — Gov.-elect Terry McAuliffe pledges to run a “transparent” administration. As Inauguration Day approaches, his holdings in an electric car startup and its related companies are less clear.
To avoid potential conflicts of interest, the Democrat pledged to put [...]

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McAuliffe names former GreenTech employee secretary of commonwealth

By   /  November 19, 2013  /  Green Tech Automotive, News, Virginia  /  No Comments

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Part 70 of 72 in the series Terry McAuliffe – Carmogul

By Kenric Ward | Watchdog.org Virginia Bureau
ALEXANDRIA, Va. – Gov.-elect Terry McAuliffe has appointed an employee of his controversial green-car company to be Virginia’s secretary of the commonwealth.
Levar Stoney, an executive at GreenTech Automotive, a chief campaign aide to McAuliffe and former director of the state [...]

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DHS inspector over GreenTech-McAuliffe case is under investigation

By   /  November 14, 2013  /  Green Tech Automotive, Iowa, News, Virginia  /  No Comments

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Part 69 of 72 in the series Terry McAuliffe – Carmogul

 
By Kenric Ward | Watchdog.org
WASHINGTON, D.C. — Amid “alarms about national security,” the head of the federal office investigating a controversial visa-investor program used by Terry McAuliffe’s company is now himself under congressional investigation.
Charles Edwards, interim inspector general of the Department of Homeland Security, faces allegations [...]

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Federal investigations cast shadow over McAuliffe on Election Day

By   /  November 4, 2013  /  Green Tech Automotive, News, Virginia  /  No Comments

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Part 68 of 72 in the series Terry McAuliffe – Carmogul

 
By Kenric Ward | Watchdog.org Virginia Bureau
ALEXANDRIA, Va. — As Virginians head to the polls Tuesday, a darkening cloud of federal investigations hangs over Democratic gubernatorial candidate Terry McAuliffe.
The inspector general at the Department of Homeland Security and the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission are conducting [...]

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