White House rips call for Cape Wind probe
U.S. Rep. Cliff Stearns' committee last year looked into the collapse of Solyndra. The probe found that White House officials forced their budget experts to approve the loan despite their doubts about the firm's fiscal soundness.
Stearns sees a similar pattern in Cape Wind.
June 22, 2012
by John Zaremba and Christine McConville
in Boston Herald
The White House fired back at the Florida congressman who cast Cape Wind as a Solyndra-style scandal worthy of a federal probe and accused the Sunshine State Republican of blowing taxpayer dough to investigate the $535 million, President Obama-backed green energy debacle.
"This is the same member of Congress who wasted over $1 million of taxpayer dollars on a politically motivated investigation that has turned up zero evidence of wrongdoing," the White House said in a statement.
U.S. Rep. Cliff Stearns' committee last year looked into the collapse of Solyndra, a California solar-power firm that defaulted... [continue via Web link]