Tuesday, June 10, 2008

Obama Criticizes Clinton Countrywide Connections

Here Senator Obama critizes Countrywide Financial prior to finding out Jim Johnson the head of his VP search committee received preferential treatment by that same company. Apparently, Clinton staffers need to pass a different standard than Obama staffers.

ABC NEWS questions Senator Obama on this hypocrisy...

ABC News' Sunlen Miller today asked Sen. Barack Obama, D-Illinois, how he could "rail against Countrywide Financial Corp as an example of insiders and today's economy while your VP search is headed by someone who got questionable loans from Countrywide?" (This is an issue we wrote about earlier today.)

"And in addition," Miller continued, "another person on that same VP search team – Eric Holder -- has also been involved in the Marc Rich scandal."

"Well, look," Obama said, "the, the, I mean - first of all I am not vetting my VP search committee for their mortgages, so you’re gong to have to direct -- "

Full ABC Article

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