CAP’s Conflicts of Interest

Liberal ‘think tank’ routinely argued in favor of policies benefitting its donors
CAP BA donors

Through lobbying, media, and public statements, the left-wing Center for American Progress (CAP) routinely used its influence to push for legislation that benefitted its major corporate donors, a Washington Free Beacon analysis has found.

U.S. Tests Missiles Over Pacific

THAAD

In the “first ever integrated ballistic missile defense system test,” the United States’ military successfully tested three missile-defense systems over the Pacific Ocean, Lockheed Martin announced in a press release.

Podesta in Cairo

State Department adviser, chairman of Center for American Progress tours Egypt with clients of family’s lobbying firms
USEBC Delegation / www.usegyptcouncil.org

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.

Defense Cuts to Cost 10k Jobs

$1.2 trillion in cuts endanger economy, security
AP

Bloomberg reports that former Vice President Dick Cheney met with Senate Republicans to warn against the proposed budget cuts to the military in the so-called “sequester,” which could endanger thousands of jobs as well as America’s national security.