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Alan Grayson profited from firm doing Iran oil deals while hitting Iran oil profiters



Politico reports: 

Democratic Senate candidate Alan Grayson has bragged about cracking down on firms that profit from Iranian oil, but he quietly made as much as $1 million by investing in one of those very companies....

....“This would be reckless negligence if Grayson didn’t know what he was doing. But he did,” said Iran sanctions expert Jim Arkedis, president of 4D PAC, a Democratic political action committee that says it supports “strong, smart” foreign policy.

“In the worst case, Grayson is acting like a typical politician splitting hairs between the letter of the law and the spirit of the law,” Arkedis said. “That’s a real problem, because he’s pursuing personal profit over his alleged concern for national security.”

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[Last modified: Wednesday, December 16, 2015 12:58pm]


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