President Obama said neither he nor WH officials discussed Solyndra with George Kaiser, a billionaire Obama donor and chief investor in the bankrupt Solyndra, even though Kaiser visited the WH17 times during that time period of loans and bankruptcy. If it seemed incredulous, it’s because it wasn’t true.
A letter dated March 5, 2010 between Kaiser and Steve Mitchell, Kaiser’s venture capital firm Argonaut states: “BTW, a couple of weeks ago, when Ken and I were visiting with a group of Administration folks in DC who are in charge of the stimulus process (White House, not DOE) and Solyndra came up, every one of them responded simultaneously about their thorough knowledge of the Solyndra story, suggesting it was one of their prime poster children.”
Valerie Jarrett, Ron Klain, Rahm Emanuel, and Larry Summers were all involved in discussions of Solyndra. Read here: The examiner