David Plouffe

Former Obama Advisers Cash In

New consulting firms, corporate gigs for the former administration and campaign operatives

From the first lady's former communications director now the vice president of Siemens corporate affairs, to individual consulting deals for Obama campaign operatives like Stephanie Cutter and David Plouffe, there is a new generation of "Obama millionaires."

In the Plouffe

Obama adviser David Plouffe invested in Iran-tied Standard Chartered Bank, disclosures show

Top Obama adviser David Plouffe, who managed the president’s 2008 campaign, earned up to $20,000 investing in Standard Chartered Bank in 2011 and 2012, according to his financial disclosures.

The Liberian Connection

Company that paid White House adviser David Plouffe $100k has ties to African warlord

A subsidiary of the South African company that paid senior White House adviser David Plouffe $100,000 in 2010 to deliver two speeches stands accused by the United Nations of enriching the convicted Liberian warlord Charles Taylor, helping him to amass a fortune while hiding in exile, according to reports.

Hitting a Plouffe Patch

Senior White House aide took money from company that partnered with Assad regime

The South African company that paid senior White House adviser David Plouffe $100,000 in December 2010 to deliver two speeches is closely aligned with the Syrian government, helping the regime of President Bashar al-Assad prosper as the embattled government violently cracks down on its citizens.

Plouffe in the Rough

Company accused of attempted trafficking of embargoed weapons to Iran

The South African company that paid Senior White House adviser David Plouffe $100,000 to deliver two speeches is accused of trafficking illegal arms to Iran, bribing Iranian government officials, and engaging in “sham consulting,” according to a pending lawsuit against the firm.