Friday, September 19, 2008

Friday Questions for Diane Rehm News Roundup, September 19, 2008

Does anyone know how the Bush family members employed in top positions at Lehman Brothers faired in this collapse?

George W. Bush’s second cousin, George H. Walker, has been the “Global Head of Investment Management” since 2006...

And his brother, Jeb Bush, the former governor of Florida, was appointed to the Lehman Brothers private equity advisory board exactly one year ago, to help the company lobby against newly proposed tax laws and regulation of the industry.

In addition, do your guests know if was Jeb successful in this lobbying? And what effect did he have?

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