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Conflict-of-interest issue for
Rice on Keystone XL project?

Hot Air, by Ed Morrissey

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Posted By:KarenJ1, 11/29/2012 2:02:17 PM

The odds of Susan Rice getting the nomination to replace Hillary Clinton may have just gotten longer, perhaps even longer than the proposed length of the Keystone XL pipeline project. That’s not an accidental analogy either, as the embattled UN Ambassador’s finances have begun attracting some interest. Rice’s wealth includes a substantial investment in TransCanada, the firm that wants to build the pipeline — and the next Secretary of State will make the official decision on whether it proceeds: Susan Rice, the U.S. Ambassador to the United Nations whose name has been

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Rice and her husband are worth between $26 million and $39 million? No wonder they love working in the government! Democrats never see a conflict of interest with any of their nominees.

      


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Reply 1 - Posted by: Howard Adams, 11/29/2012 2:13:18 PM     (No. 9039715)

Props to OP. $26M-$39M! Right to the heart of the story.

Sec´y Rice, how can you understand the needs of common ordinary Americans when you are worth that much? You are a 1%er several times over!

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Reply 2 - Posted by: Anner40, 11/29/2012 2:14:27 PM     (No. 9039717)

So it is ok for these people to let us go over the cliff...aren´t they the ones should pay off the deficit...

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Reply 3 - Posted by: BaseballFan, 11/29/2012 2:40:59 PM     (No. 9039783)

She´s an official member of the Obama politburo.

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Reply 4 - Posted by: gesundheit, 11/29/2012 3:02:13 PM     (No. 9039826)

Susan Rice has more baggage than ten Samsonite warehouses, yet instead of retracting her proposed Secretary of State nomination, Obama seems perfectly content to watch Ms. Rice´s reputation go over a cliff from which is may never recover.

But is anyone surprised? This isn´t the first Obama friend to be destroyed by the Benghazi fiasco. Obama was also perfectly content to watch his friend Christopher Stevens be murdered by terrorists while ordering our military to stand down rather than help him. And now it´s Susan Rice´s turn to get the friendly Obama treatment.

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Reply 5 - Posted by: steveracer, 11/29/2012 3:18:48 PM     (No. 9039844)

If corruption, insider deals, double standards, and lies are the new national order, then let´s get it on. Let´s stop being honest and principled, Let´s figure in our own small way how to steal and scam too. Welcome to the new America. Maybe it always existed, but now its embodied and in our face. O make haste Obama, help me be as hollow as you.

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Reply 6 - Posted by: Conservativegirl, 11/29/2012 3:36:53 PM     (No. 9039872)

Limbaugh said this announcement is the beginning of the end for Rice. She´s too much of a liability and this is the first step in throwing her under the bus to protect Zero.


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Reply 7 - Posted by: Felixcat, 11/29/2012 3:49:17 PM     (No. 9039899)

Another very wealthy member of the Obama cabinet - but hey, only white guys married to the same woman for 40+ years, etc are the "evil wealthy."

I am so done with the Dems hypocrisy.

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Reply 8 - Posted by: artman1746, 11/29/2012 8:09:34 PM     (No. 9040289)

The stench from this administration cannot get any stronger. But it will . Because, as liberals they feel they are entitled to rule and rule with any corruption for all the "good" they wish to give to THEIR people.

They are a product of Chicago where winning elections means plundering the public coffers to hold on to power.

That´s all they know. We have elected and reelected the worst possible political hybrid..... a Chicago liberal. Corrupt, criminal, liar, unethical, and the attitude that when and if they lose power the government deserves to fall into chaos from their criminality and corruption.

A corrupt people will demand a corrupt government.

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