February 13, 2012

Time to Quit Stonewalling on Solyndra

House E & C Committe, House Energy and Commerce Committee

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House Energy and Commerce Committee Chairman Fred Upton joined every Republican member of the Subcommittee on Oversight and Investigations in urging full White House compliance related to the Committee’s subpoenas on Solyndra.  Despite repeated attempts by the Committee to accommodate the White House, the White House has turned over only 515 pages of internal West Wing Solyndra communications since the subpoenas were issued nearly 100 days ago on November 3, 2011. The Committee also highlighted the White House’s extensive delays in a Read Full Article ››

TAGGED: Renewable Energy, Energy Subsidies, Congress, President Barack Obama, Solyndra Inc., House Energy And Commerce Committee


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