Although it has received scant
attention, one of the central figures involved the Solyndra scandal may
be Missy Owens, the niece of Vice President Joe Biden.
Missy, whose real name is Valerie
James Owens, is the Energy Department's deputy Chief of Staff. She
served in that capacity when the Solyndra $535 million loan guarantee
Owens' name is on a number of
e-mails and documents about Solyndra, including a September 2009
DOE "Events Memo." The memo starts by
quoting the Vice President who predicted the Solyndra loan guarantee
would be regarded as "the foundation of our 21st century economy." Owens
was involved in the timing of the groundbreaking ceremony that got the
Vice President to extol the virtues of the company.
Politics in the Biden world is a
family affair. Owens' mother, Valerie Biden Owens is the Vice
President's sister. She ran political campaigns for her brother
Joe. Missy also served as a campaign manager for her brother Joe
Rep. Cliff Stearns, chairman of
the House Oversight and Investigation subcommittee will be leading a
number of hearings in November on the Solyndra affair. At this
time it appears DOE will not provide Missy Owens as a witness.
Hoping to capitalize on
hope and change memories of Democratic voters (and avoid scrutiny of
his 36 years in the Senate), Joe Biden talks
constantly on the campaign trail about his time in the ...
An aide to Vice
President Joe Biden sought information about Solyndra's
private investors one day after the Energy Department made the solar
company's loan guarantee more favorable to the ...
said on Friday that the thing he was most proud of about the Obama
administration was that there was "not one single whisper of
scandal." ... the Solyndra scandal, and the failures of ...
"They about had an
orgasm in Biden's office when we mentioned Solyndra,"
reads a Feb. 27, 2010, email from Levit to Mitchell. A follow-up
email from Mitchell to Levit later that day responds with ...
days agoOn a joyous California stage late on Super Tuesday,
former Vice President Joe Biden declared to a
cheering crowd that reports of his campaign's death had been greatly
exaggerated. The legacy of ...
Obama and Biden
gave Solyndra half a billion in guaranteed loans from the
stimulus bill for their phony green energy business. The company
took the loan in 2009 and went bankrupt and was defunct by 2011. Now
Biden is claiming he doesn't support any green energy
subsidies and that's why you should trust him. Yeah right.
Solyndra is back
in the news, ... administration officials pushed for the DOE to
hasten its final decision on approving the loan so Vice President Joe
Biden could announce it on a planned trip to ...
Ronald A. Klain (born
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served as chief of staff to two U.S. vice presidents - Al Gore
(1995-99) and Joe Biden (2009-11), and served as the
United States Ebola response coordinator in late 2014 into early
4, 2011Senior executives at Solyndra collected
hefty bonuses -- ranging from $37,000 to $60,000 apiece -- as the
Fremont company bled cash and careened toward bankruptcy this
Former Vice President Joe
Biden was a guest on the "The View" a few days ago ... IRS
abuse and targeting of conservatives, the Solyndra scandal,
the AP phone records scandal, the "If you like ...
On Tuesday, former Vice
President Joe Biden channeled his inner Barack Obama
by falsely claiming that their administration was scandal-free."Know
what I was most proud of? For eight years, there ...
debacle is not just Obama-style crony socialism as usual. It is a
criminal fraud. That is the theory that would be guiding any
competent prosecutor's office in the investigation of ...
The GOP says that Team
Obama interfered to speed up the loan approval, cutting short due
diligence so that Vice President Joe Biden could
announce the loan at the Sept. 4, 2009, groundbreaking of a new Solyndra
factory being financed by that government cash." 7.
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"Sheriff" Joe Biden's
boasts about limiting waste in the stimulus could haunt him when it
comes to Solyndra.
In response, former
Vice President Joe Biden identified the Crescent
Dunes Solar Energy Plant as a source of new energy: "When the fourth
stage is completed, it will be able to take care of ...
23, 2012During this month's vice-presidential debate, Joe
Biden told Americans to just ignore all that stimulus money
that went to administration-connected failures like Solyndra.
The finalization was
announced at Solyndra's operations in Fremont, California
and Vice President Joe Biden Joe Biden
Possible GOP challenger says Trump doesn't doesn't deserve
reelection, but ...
When asked about Solyndra
and energy while speaking with reporters at the Iowa State Fair on
8/8/19, Joe Biden answered "we should not be
supporting any of these subsidies." Be sure to like ...
26, 2015Vice President Joseph R. Biden touted the Solyndra
plant's groundbreaking, addressing the event by video in 2009, and
Mr. Obama himself visited the plant in 2010 to tout it as an example
of his ...
The Senate passed it
74-26, with six Republicans voting no. Sens. Joe Biden,
now Obama's vice president, and Hillary Rodham Clinton, Obama's
Secretary of State, voted against it, as did many ...
2. Vice President Joe
Biden was scheduled to appear at the groundbreaking of the Solyndra
factory. A major PR push for the White House was the intention of
the Recovery Act to create jobs and support green energy. Biden
wanted to be able to announce that the Obama administration was
providing Solyndra with a $535 million federal stimulus
In one e-mail, an
assistant to Rahm Emanuel, then White House chief of staff, wrote on
Aug. 31, 2009, to OMB about the upcoming Biden announcement
on Solyndra and asked whether "there is ...
Some of Joe Biden's
recent statements seem to suggest the beginnings of a
dementia-caused decline in memory and other thinking skills. Look at
his recent Hyde Amendment kerfuffle. For forty years, Biden
supported the Hyde amendment then flip-flopped. All politicians
flip-flop, and it is not an indication of brain problems.
is the most prominent example of the Obama-Biden White
House's green energy mirage, it certainly wasn't the only one.
Exelon - a Fortune 100 energy company and significant donor to the
administration - also received significant favors from them.
Q: Did the Energy
Department give a loan to an energy company connected to Nancy
Pelosi's brother-in-law? A: Yes. The loan was awarded to Tonopah
Solar Energy for a project in Nevada. Ron Pelosi was
"As with his comments
touting Solyndra, Biden's remarks on Ener1 show how
wrong the Obama Administration has been with these loan guarantees
and grants," Sterns said on his website. "Instead of ...