Saturday, December 24, 2016

Uh..OBAMAphones to TRUMPaphones? Say It Ain't So (auto-on-audio)

Two of President-elect Donald Trump’s former top aides may be pushing him to keep U.S. tax dollars flowing to Mexican billionaire Carlos Slim by protecting one of the most fraud-ridden welfare programs in the federal government, The Daily Caller News Foundation’s Investigative Group has learned.
Corey Lewandowski, Trump’s first campaign manager, and Barry Bennett, a senior adviser to the campaign, recently formed the Avenue Strategies lobbying firm.
Bennett is or was — he declined to talk to TheDCNF — chief executive of a secretive front group whose goal was keeping the spigots of money flowing to the so-called Obama phone welfare program, officially known as Lifeline. TracFone, a prepaid cell phone company owned by Slim is by far the biggest beneficiary of the program.
Trump met with Slim Saturday in Palm Beach. Politico reported Wednesday that Bennett said Lewandowski arranged the meeting.
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