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Okay now we -- house Republicans accusing the White House stonewalling the investigation into that now bankrupt solar panel company Solyndra.
The house energy and commerce chairman Fred Upton says the committee is still trying to get key documents from the administration the effort is like quote pulling teeth.
What about that on the senate side Jeff Sessions ranking Republican on the Budget Committee and senator good morning to you and welcome back here we are still pulling -- It's going on here.
These agencies are accountable to the American people on through the congress right -- I have a responsibility.
To be open about how they -- the public's money.
They're not -- agencies -- do as they wish with the American people's tax money.
So I ask about six months ago or information relating to -- and of these.
Highly advanced loans -- loans that -- moved rapidly.
On through the system.
Three album over a billion dollars and have not received any it.
Response sense and not think it's unacceptable -- that was six -- that that was six months ago you haven't heard anything.
We've not and now I've written this is actually the third letter now we've written senator congressman I saw.
And the house on joined with me -- the power to subpoena.
And we intended insists that these documents they produce because we need to know how these loans were done.
Some of the kind companies seem to have had political life inside.
-- on some on the companies look to be in financial difficulty like Solyndra.
-- we're talking about billions of dollars.
And not think the American people need and open our understanding of what.
Now to two questions on that I have with regard to the politics have you been able to prove that political favors.
Were accomplished achieved or what what was that the target yet if you've been able to prove that.
Well several of the individuals involved in these companies are closely tied to the -- -- -- given money.
To the White House made multiple trips to the White House saying that clearly had inside.
Contact with the highest levels of the White House and frankly -- -- the president and chief executive office of the entire.
Federal government ought to be a demanding full accountability about these loans and make here.
His administration handled correctly but we don't kind of support now -- what with regard to the subpoena how long do you -- -- wait.
Six love in my 67 months more.
That's playing time on we've been asking for this for months -- And so we have a deadline and not think it's reasonable that congress would insist that we have this information no light in the next -- -- -- that's been conveyed.
To the and -- him what what is your expectation of getting something by the answer.
Well I'm hopeful that we whale but actually there does seem to be a pattern throughout this administration now yes.
Stonewalling -- request.
So I do think -- it's good that we have a committee in the house with the power to issue subpoenas.
On that -- on enhance our bills so you're you're saying Tuesday's your deadline if you don't get -- by next Tuesday -- -- subpoena route.
Now they -- grants to the chairman in the house on the senate committee chairman and all Democrats and or not.
On being supportive of these kind of subpoenas but the house.
Will do so I -- and hopefully.
We'll get the information when.
-- -- -- suggesting that perhaps you get partial information which continues to delay we'll see if that's the case or not.
The administration is hitting back in a political sense against Mitt Romney during his time as governor of Massachusetts.
Is that a fair comparison about.
A loan of one point five million dollars given to a solar energy company there.
Is that is that apples to apples are apples to oranges you -- it.
Well used each one has to stand -- -- on.
Our concerns are these loans were issued for political reasons for politically favored companies.
-- politically correct energy companies.
On and may have had favoritism.
And also that -- not sound in other words of the taxpayers might take a big loss so.
It's -- would have to be.
Defended our criticized on its own Mary -- senator thank you we will be in contact before next Tuesday thank you for your time today thank you.
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