Scandal Fatigue: Because the hits just keep on coming with the Obama administration, this time tarring the DHS with a scandal that would have destroyed a Republican presidency.
Emails between Alejandro Mayorkas and attorneys working for GreenTech Automotive show the company pressed the U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services director to speed processing of 81 investor applications in a federal “cash-for-visas” program after each invested at least $500,000 in the hybrid car company… This is only part of his problems, see the rest here
…One of the visas sought by Gulf Coast is for an official with a Chinese telecommunications firm that has been investigated by the House Intelligence Committee over claims it has close ties with Chinese intelligence, NBC News reported…
…The GreenTech controversy is magnified because of its many political connections to the federal government. It’s owned by Virginia gubernatorial candidate Terry McAuliffe, who announced his resignation as company chairman in April amidst an intense investigation by Watchdog. The company’s fundraising arm, Gulf Coast, is headed by Bill Clinton’s brother-in-law Anthony Rodham…
As for McAuliffe’s “GreenTech”? You read my mind: it appears to be another version of Solyndra, funneling taxpayer dollars into the pockets of Democrats and their campaign funds.
A former GreenTech employee described the firm as, “not a real company.”
People of Virginia: vote for Terry McAuliffe for governor at your own economic peril.