Tuesday, September 23, 2008

John McCain's Rick Davis Tied to Freddie Mac?

Photo from source, Think Progress

It's too early to tell where this story goes, or whether it goes anywhere. But it seems pretty dirty to me. John McCain's advisor, Rick Davis, had a consulting company that has been receiving monthly payments from Freddie Mac--up to and including last month.

Now, Davis supposedly left the consulting firm (which bears his name) to join the McCain campaign. But it sounds a lot like Dick Cheney "leaving" Halliburton to me. And if Davis wasn't working for his firm anymore, why was Freddie Mac paying them money for a job Davis was doing? It's all confusing, but expect it to get a lot more attention over the rest of the week.


[Freddie Mac] paid $15,000 a month from the end of 2005 through last month to a firm owned by Senator John McCain’s campaign manager , according to two people with direct knowledge of the arrangement. […]

Read more at: Think Progress

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