Report: DOE pushed to keep Solyndra layoffs quiet

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November 16, 2011
Arizona Republic    
Posted in News, PND News

"The Obama administration, which gave the solar company Solyndra a half-billion-dollar loan to help create jobs, asked the company to delay announcing it would lay off workers until after the hotly contested November 2010 midterm elections that imperiled Democratic control of Congress, newly released e-mails show. The announcement could have been politically damaging because President Barack Obama and others in the administration had held up Solyndra as a poster child of its clean-energy initiative, saying the company's new factory, built with the help of stimulus funds, could create 1,000 jobs." [editor's note: As the GOPers continue to self-destruct, and Obama remains bulletproof, the re-conoration is all but a given - SAT] (11/16/11)

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