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Justice Department Nominee Refuses To Disclose Clients

September 6, 2011 by  

This type of relationship between the Justice Department and corporate America could be an issue due to the clients that Horowitz had worked for, as conflicts of interest could prevent antitrust suits from happening.Michael E. Horowitz, President Barack Obama’s nominee for the role of the Justice Department watchdog, has filed paperwork to keep the identity of more than 10 of his clients a secret, The Washington Times reported.

The nominee, who has earned more than $4 million in the past year as an attorney for companies such as Pfizer, Dow Chemical and Cablevision, has found a narrow exception in the rules that require nominees to disclose their clients and customers, according to the newspaper.

Horowitz took advantage of the exception that allows attorney-client confidentiality to trump the many government disclosure mandates that exist, and the nominee would have to police himself if any potential conflicts arose if he was given the position, reported the Times.

This type of relationship between the Justice Department and corporate America could be an issue due to the clients that Horowitz had worked for, as conflicts of interest could prevent antitrust suits from happening.

The recent Justice Department antitrust suit filed against AT&T and T-Mobile was a surprise to these corporations, but the diligence of the government entity prevented the formation of an unhealthy monopoly, according to Apple Insider.

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  • Luci Tomlin

    And that surprises us HOW? ANYONE who is a Candidate for a Government position must be REQUIRED to be TRANSPARENT! Refusal to DO so should send up more RED FLAGS than a Bull-Fighters convention!
    Calling on Conservative Politicians! Whether you are Republican,
    Independant, Democrat or “useful instead of ornamental” Government
    Representative, Say NO!! DON’T let him GET IN! It is OUR
    WHITE HOUSE and WE are depending on YOU to make sure he will disclose EVERYTHING that is questionable about PAST!! ESPECIALLY one “unvetted” and not transparent!! O’Bama wasn’t, and look where we are NOW! He is NOT the man for the JOB! OH! Horowitz TOO!

  • James

    Let’s be reminded that the most powerful people in the Executive Branch are never elected by the people. Let’s also remember that there is not provision in the Constitution for the public election of the President and Vice-president.

    • Vernon

      uhhh, James you might want to check your 6 on that “Constitutional Statement” remember that the Supreme Court has already considered this.

  • http://dah@yahoo.com Dingo

    Sounds like Chicago politics to me!!!

  • BridgetB

    I would like to know why Michelle and Barack surrendered thei law lisences in Illinois. What’s the big secret?

    • Carol

      I didn’t know anything about that I would guess they were doing something illegal and they didn’t want the world to know.

    • Georgia Standridge

      Barry’s selective service registration is not normal either… http://debbieschlussel.com/4428/exclusive-did-next-commander-in
      After I looked at Barry’s selective service filing, I noticed it was most likely fraudulent too based on the name he used. Barry did not start using the name “Obama” until he returned from Pakistan (long after he flunked out of school in California) His selective service record (maintained in Chicago coincidentally) shows he registered at a Hawaiian post office as “Obama” in Sept 1980… Problem, Barry was getting high in California at Occidental in Sept 1980 (Barry’s own admission) and was not using the fictitious name “Obama” at that time. Barry began using the fictitious name “Obama” only after he returned from Pakistan. The selective service filing is fraudulent.

      NEW NOTE – On the Selective Service Registration, Barry did not have the Connecticut Tax ID number he used on the Registration until after he began using the name “Obama” in New York. More evidence his Selective Service filing is fraudulent.

      Barry returned to Chicago and attended a Semi-Christian radical black church with his first female love Michelle. Barry admits keeping in touch with Phil Boener, who traveled to New York from Occidental to be with Barry and was most likely Barry’s first love.

      Barry still could not get a real job, because he was still a fraud, even with his Harvard degree in hand he could lie and take the Bar exam, but he could not work as a lawyer for a major law firm without a back ground investigation and he would never pass one. So, Michelle got Barry a job at her law firm. Barry never filed a case alone and never filed a motion. He wrote lots of memos according to the law firm where Barry worked. (I think they know Barry is a fraud and don’t want to be sued by previous clients.) “Barry RESCINDED his law licenses, so as not to be disbarred for fraud. The Bar knows Barry lied on his application.” “Michelle also had to turn over her law license for her involvement in corruption with the Chicago Mayor’s office.”

      With time on his hands, Barry, a well spoken black man, was able to get elected to a state office, oddly because he looked for fraud in his opponents voter registrations and got his opponent disqualified from running. Barry a well versed liar was a natural in state politics. He used his political influence to get himself a position as a lecturer at Chicago’s law school. Barry embellished this position as a “Professor of Law” which everyone knows is completely false. Barry was not a professor or even a specialist at anything but lying.

      Isn’t it nice that we have such upstanding citizens in the Peoples’ House? If you would like more information to share, look me up on Facebook. (In disclosure, I am not the author of the above information.)

  • s c

    So, Chicago’s great gift to TRANSPARENCY has picked yet another LOSER who has questionable baggage and things to HIDE from America. What a surprise! To make matters even more like an episode from the Twilight Zone, this space cadet, geekoid [Horowitz] will be given the luxury of POLICING HIMSELF!
    What is WRONG with you Washington SOBs? You take LYING to new depths, and you have the GALL to wonder WHY we don’t trust you muthas? Why not re-name that whiz bang agency, and call it the Injustice Department?
    Did you bastards dig up Al Capone so you could compare notes? Self-destruct, you USELESS, back-stabbing sons and daughters of semi-human SLIME. You are proving day after day that this is a CRIMINAL adminisration, and the chief CRIMINAL is in the White House.

  • elinor martinez

    those of us that really know GOD have a little edge here if we but use it… we can band together and pray that GOD exposes all things underhanded, illegal, and against the constitution and all those things not in the best interest of this country and the people in it ..regardless of party or political leanings… CAN WE JUST LET GOD BE GOD, and believe him to do what is best for his own…every night at 9:00 let’s make that request to him that he remove all those that are not who they present themselves to be… all the ones who are in politics to push their own agenda and only give lip service to GOD.. LET’S ASK GOD TO DO THE SAME THING IN OUR GOVERNMENT AS HE DID WHEN HE WENT THRU THE TEMPLE WITH A WHIP AND GOT RID OF THE MONEY CHANGERS… OK?

  • TIME

    Is this the same NWO special dude thats also a CFR, TRC, as well a Bilderbuger dude? NOooooo Just say it can’t be the same dude.

  • Gringo Infidel

    Come on folks, if he discloses his clients they will be embarrassed and it might lead to some annoying investigations. Shhhhhhhh.

    Hey, look! The NFL is starting.

  • http://halt-foreclosures.com Mike

    Liars associate with other liars, nothing new here, after all, that is what politics is based on, lies and liars. Halt-Foreclosures.com

    • Carol

      I just wish with all of heart that liars would read this book:

      Oh, Bother! SOMEONE’S FIBBING! Story by Betty Birney Illustrated by
      Sue DiCicco

      A GOLDEN BOOK NEW YORK

      Western Publishing Company, Inc. Racine, Wisconsin 53404

      This a book that all parents should read to their children and this will show them what happens when you fib or when you are older lie.

  • Carol

    Sounds like he is hiding something in the real world where I live you have to tell your future employer everything because if you don’t and they find out anything wrong in your past you won’t get the job.

    Maybe the rules are different because he will get a job with Barry Soetoro a/k/a Harrison J Bounel (045-68-4425) Obama he really doesn’t care because we really don’t know the truth about him either and if they are both the same way in Obama’s book that is OK by him.

    This man should not be allowed to get the job if he doesn’t tell us the complete truth about who he is their back pockets and that is the truth.

  • Spyder Dalton

    Since when are people allowed to be appointed or run for office and keep everything about themselves secret? How do you get positions when no one knows anything about you?

  • Phil

    Pfizer, Dow Chemical Cablevision…. How many others and how can he POSSIBLY be in ANY kind of watchdog or prosecution position?

    Of course, what could you expect from Barry Soetoro, Harrison J. Bounel, Barack Hussien Obama, et al?

    Holder, Resko, Immelt, Kreuger, Bzrezinski, Kissinger, Bernanke, Geithner, Solis, Van Jones, Cass Sunstein, Bill Ayres, Bernadine Dorn.

    Evil is as Evil does.
    Obarry learnt his lesson well.

  • Kevin Beck

    The fact that this scumbag is a lawyer should be enough to exempt him from being a candidate for a post in the Injustice Department. The whole circus is just a Friends of Holder association at this point.

  • Daniel

    Obama, Dept. of Justice, no disclosure? Nothing new here from an open administration.

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