TV News LIES

Saturday, Jul 04th

Last update06:03:01 AM GMT

You are here News Politics The Revolving Door Keeps Spinning: Former Lockheed VP Given Prime Capitol Hill Post

The Revolving Door Keeps Spinning: Former Lockheed VP Given Prime Capitol Hill Post

E-mail Print PDF

That the revolving door between the U.S. government, both the executive or legislative branches, and the defense industry is alive and well is no secret. But chalk another one up for Capitol Hill. In addition to a top Northrop Grumman official joining the House Armed Services Committee in 2011 (after receiving a lucrative severance bonus on his way out) to oversee the very same weapons systems he lobbied for, now it's the Senate Armed Services Committee's turn.

Ann Elise Sauer, who left Lockheed last year, is now the Republican staff director at the Senate Armed Services Committee. The Committee oversees military spending, including major weapons systems that are central to Lockheed’s business.

Who hired Sauer? The ranking Republican on the committee, supposed critic of wasteful defense spending -- like on Lockheed Martin's terminally expensive and embattled F-35 and F-22 programs -- Sen. John McCain.

More...


Most Recent Related Stories...


Hispanic leaders say Republican Party must condemn Trump

Hispanc leaders deand Trump be rnouncedHispanic leaders are warning of harm to Republican White House hopes unless the party's presidential contenders...

KKK chapter to hold rally on South Carolina Statehouse grounds

KKK rallyThe Loyal White Knights of the Ku Klux Klan’s Pelham, North Carolina, chapter have reserved the...

Macy's dumps Donald Trump for Racism

Trump dropped by macy'sMacy's is pulling Donald Trump brand merchandise from its stores after the Republican presidential candidate's recent...

Supreme Court won't review Kansas, Arizona voter registration appeal

Kris KorbachThe U.S. Supreme Court on Monday declined to hear Kansas Secretary of State Kris Kobach's appeal...
 
America's # 1 Enemy
Tee Shirt
& Help Support TvNewsLIES.org!
TVNL Tee Shirt
 
TVNL TOTE BAG
Conserve our Planet
& Help Support TvNewsLIES.org!
 
Get your 9/11 & Media
Deception Dollars
& Help Support TvNewsLIES.org!
 
The Loaded Deck
The First & the Best!
The Media & Bush Admin Exposed!