Tag: Michael Froman

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Wikileaks Releases Barack Obama’s ‘Binders of Women,’ Minorities

Wikileaks released a new batch of emails on Thursday that were sent by then-Sen. Barack Obama (D-IL) to Leon Podesta when he was preparing for his transition to the presidency. One email, from senior Citigroup executive Michael Froman, included lists of candidates for presidential appointment, evidently prepared at Obama’s request, focusing on women and minorities.

Democrats Upset with Obama over Wall Street Ties

For all its demagoguery about Wall Street, the Obama administration hasn’t been shy about tapping Wall Street talent to fill the ranks of his administration. Now, some Democrats are claiming to have had enough over “Obama’s nomination of Antonio Weiss to

EU Tries to Ban Cheese Names Outside of Europe

EU Tries to Ban Cheese Names Outside of Europe

The EU is attempting to ban American companies from using the names of European cheeses to describe their own products. As part of ongoing trade negotiations between the European Union and United States, the EU has requested that only cheeses

Obama Nominates Bundler As Top Trade Rep

Obama Nominates Bundler As Top Trade Rep

Today, President Barack Obama plans to nominate former Citigroup chief and Obama campaign fundraiser Michael Froman as the next U.S. Trade Representative.  Froman, who bundled between $200,000 and $500,000 for Obama’s campaigns, was the former head of CitiAlternatives. In his