Paypal founder Elon Musk frequently leverages his political clout to the advantage of his various business ventures, and a pair of announcements this week suggests the strategy is still paying off.
Delta Air Lines launched a suit on Wednesday against the United States Export-Import Bank, alleging that the bank did not properly assess its impact on U.S. businesses when it financed purchases by foreign airlines, reported Bloomberg.
The creation of the Obama-supporting 501(c)4 Organizing for Action is a sign President Barack Obama has no intention to repudiate the role of corporate money in political life during his second term, campaign finance experts suggest.
The Obama administration has turned the nation’s top labor dispute board into a bastion of pro-union activism, according to a House report. A House Committee on Oversight and Government Reform investigation revealed that the National Labor Relations Board, an independent arbiter of labor disputes, has demonstrated “strong pro-union bias” over the past three years.
The company of a prominent Obama administration adviser is encouraging its employees and business partners to explore outsourcing to Mexico.
The National Labor Relations Board’s Acting General Counsel, currently mired in an ethics scandal, was the lead counsel in the labor board’s prosecution of Boeing in 2011.
A delegation of American business leaders with lobbying ties to relatives of a top Obama administration adviser wrapped up a four-day tour in Egypt aimed at laying the groundwork for increased economic cooperation on Tuesday, as violent rioters stormed the U.S. Embassy in Cairo.
Emails obtained by Cause of Action from Lafe Solomon, acting counsel for President Obama’s National Labor Relations Board, reveal the arbitrary nature of the NLRB’s complaint against Boeing after the company’s move to a right-to-work state.
The Export-Import Bank of the United States (Ex-Im) is a little-known institution that has become a hot topic in Washington as Congress debates whether to extend its authorization and increase its lending capability. The bank is also a hotbed of crony capitalism—run by political donors for the benefit of political donors.