Thursday, August 27, 2009

White House stonewalls on 'radical' adviser

From WorldNetDaily
Won't explain how admitted 'rowdy communist' became 'green jobs czar' Posted: August 27, 2009 ~ 12:15 am Eastern By Aaron Klein © 2009 WorldNetDaily Green jobs czar Van JonesJERUSALEM – More than five months after the Obama administration announced the hiring of its "green jobs czar," Van Jones, the White House has refused to explain whether it knew of Jones admitted black nationalist and radical communist history and just who hired the adviser. Also questions continue to fester about how Jones, who has an arrest history, passed security clearances for his White House position. Cliff Kincaid, an editor at Accuracy in Media, attempted to answer some of these questions when he used the Freedom of Information Act in April to request immediate access to all documents relating to the appointment of Jones to the White House Council on Environmental Quality, where he serves as special adviser for green jobs, enterprise and innovation. The council, which hired Jones, replied that it "searched its records system and found none responsive" for Kincaid's request. The council recommended more information be sought at the White House Press Office, which did not respond to Kincaid's requests about how Jones was hired. [READ ENTIRE STORY]
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