Obama donor gets a heckuva deal

Yossi Gestetner spotted something in the news that ought to be raising a stink but, strangely enough, isn't. He asks: Do you remember the Obama Donor Phil Falcone whose Lighsquared went under after getting $267M in green loans?  Do you remember the US General who said he was pressured to lie to Congress in favor of a massive Lightsquared project? Right. I remember that. Eli Lake wrote about it in The Daily Beast, no right wing outfit: The four-star Air Force general who oversees Air Force Space Command walked into a highly secured room on Capitol Hill a week ago to give a classified briefing to lawmakers and staff, and dropped a surprise. Pressed by members, Gen. William Shelton said the White House tried to pressure him to change his testimony to make it more favorable to a company tied to a large Democratic donor. The episode -confirmed by The Daily Beast in interviews with administration officials and the chairman of a congressional oversight committee...(Read Full Post)