January 28, 2010

SO MUCH FOR THAT GUFF IN THE SOTU ABOUT LOBBYISTS:

Obama's exports pick tied to arms makers (Jim McElhatton, 1/28/10, Washington Times)

President Obama's pick to help oversee U.S. export controls for the Commerce Department is a lawyer and political supporter who has been providing export advice to Fortune 500 companies such as arms manufacturer Raytheon and aerospace giant Boeing.

But while White House officials and members of Congress have lauded Kevin J. Wolf's experience for the Commerce job, his recent legal work effectively appears to bar him from potential matters involving dozens of companies.

Posted by Orrin Judd at January 28, 2010 6:34 AM
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