Did You Know...

   

Culture of corruption watch: "Put nothing in writing…ever"

Share
By Michelle Malkin  •  July 9, 2009 10:42 AM


Same old, same old.

Well, you were warned.

In December, I raised the alarm over Obama eco-czar’s transparency-undermining, document-deleting habits.

I wrote back then: “If fiscal conservatives, sound science advocates, and businesses don’t raise a stink about Browner’s crooked background, they deserve everything that’s coming to them.”

Now, Mark Tapscott at the Examiner reports:

Carol Browner, former Clinton administration EPA head and current Obama White House climate czar, instructed auto industry execs “to put nothing in writing, ever” regarding secret negotiations she orchestrated regarding a deal to increase federal Corporate Average Fuel Economy (CAFE) standards.

Rep. James Sensenbrenner, R-WI, is demanding a congressional investigation of Browner’s conduct in the CAFE talks, saying in a letter to Rep. Henry Waxman, D-CA, that Browner “intended to leave little or no documentation of the deliberations that lead to stringent new CAFE standards.”

Federal law requires officials to preserve documents concerning significant policy decisions, so instructing participants in a policy negotation concerning a major federal policy change could be viewed as a criminal act.

Waxman is chairman of the House Select Committee on Energy Independence and Global Warming. Sensenbrenner is the ranking Republican member of the panel.

Browner’s informal directive was previously reported by The New York Times. Sensebrenner’s letter is being made public tomorrow. A copy was made available to The Examiner by an official with knowledge of the controversy.

Old sunshine-dodging habits die hard.

Obama lied, transparency died.

Corruptocrat business as usual in the Age of Obama.

blog comments powered by Disqus
Posted in: Enviro-nitwits

NY Times warns Guam of grave threat (no, not THAT one)

August 11, 2017 03:04 PM by Doug Powers

2 degree Celsius rise over the next century

Media finds hot new angle for sounding global warming alarm in Trump era

August 8, 2017 11:37 AM by Doug Powers

The “leak” that wasn’t very leaky

Al Gore must be trying to make his own ‘rain bombs’

August 2, 2017 05:32 PM by Doug Powers

But what about “hypocrite bombs”?

Eco-alarmist scientists determined to make ‘climate’ kill everybody one way or another

July 26, 2017 05:20 PM by Doug Powers

Another foolproof plan


Categories: Donald Trump, Enviro-nitwits, global warming

Follow me on Twitter Follow me on Facebook