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From the Fact Check Desk – Did the Energy Department Inspector General Testify that Energy Loans Had Been Steered to Friends and Family?

June 1, 2012 Featured, World No Comments

Yesterday in California, Mitt Romney stood in front of the failed Solyndra factory and said “an independent inspector general looked at this investment and concluded that the administration had steered money to friends and family, to campaign contributors.” In a TV ad focused on Solyndra,…

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From the Fact Check Desk – Did the Energy Department Inspector General Testify that Energy Loans Had Been Steered to Friends and Family?

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