Prior to political appointment, Obama official angled for gains from GM bailout

By Matthew Boyle - The Daily Caller 3:45 PM 09/14/2011

New email evidence obtained by The Daily Caller indicates that a now-high-ranking Obama administration political appointee was far more intimately involved in behind-the-scenes discussions during the General Motors bailout than previously believed. ~~ Josh Gotbaum is director of the Pension Benefit Guaranty Corporation (PBGC), ~~ TheDC has uncovered that before his appointment, Gotbaum — then a private investor – corresponded with Obama auto czar Ron Bloom on at least one occasion, angling for a slice of the pension pie at Delphi. ~~ The email TheDC obtained shows that Gotbaum wrote to Bloom in July 2009 asking whom he and other investors should contact in the Treasury Department when trying to buy Delphi’s assets. ~~~ Read full article