CORRUPTION OF THE FIRST ORDER: Green Energy CEO Made First DNC Donation Same Day as Requesting WH Meeting

LightSquared CEO Sanjiv Ahuja abruptly announced his resignation Tuesday amid  revelations of his company’s political proximity — and his own closeness — to the White House and Obama administration officials.

The Daily Caller first reported one week ago on emails and documents  that indicate political ties and numerous meetings between LightSquared and  Obama administration officials as the company was undergoing regulatory  review.

Ahuja’s resignation comes after Obama’s FCC suspended conditional approval of  a waiver LightSquared needed to complete its high-speed broadband network. Until  two weeks ago, the company’s final approval appeared imminent.

Ahuja, who had never donated to Democrats before and has not since, gave the maximum allowable $30,400 contribution to the  Democratic National Committee on the same day his lawyers were trying to arrange  a meeting for him at the White House with top Obama technology adviser  Aneesh Chopra and other officials.

In emails between Ahuja’s lawyers and White House officials Ahuja wanted to meet with, his lawyers  pointed out that he would attend an Obama fundraiser on or about the same day he  wanted the meeting.

In a statement accompanying the company’s announcement of Ahuja’s resignation, he made no  mention of those revelations.

02/28/2012 11:54 PM by JPUpdates Staff

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