Al Gore was not the only one who tried to avoid the higher tax rates that took effect in 2013.
Elon Musk, the potential energy secretary nominee, major President Barack Obama donor, and technology entrepreneur behind SpaceX, Tesla Motors, and PayPal, has purchased a $17 million mansion in Bel-Air as reported by the Los Angeles Times.
Al Gore’s Current TV confirmed Wednesday evening that it has been sold to Al Jazeera for an estimated $400 to $500 million, with the former vice president set to pocket $100 million from the sale.
Al Jazeera, the Qatar-financed news company, is finalizing a deal to acquire Current TV, the beleaguered cable network founded by failed presidential candidate Al Gore, reports the New York Times.
The Washington Post published a lengthy story this morning detailing former Vice President Al Gore’s work in the green energy sector, cataloguing the ways in which he has benefitted from President Barack Obama’s stimulus.
The author of a study that says tax cuts on high-incomes and small businesses have little to no impact on economic growth has personally donated at least $3,400 to President Obama since 2008—a fact that the media outlets touting the study have failed to disclose.