Chu, Republicans Square Off On Solyndra Loan

Chu, Republicans square off on Solyndra loan

WASHINGTON (Reuters) - Republicans probing how a now-bankrupt solar panel company received a $535 million federal loan guarantee excoriated Energy Secretary Steven Chu on Thursday for his decisions on Solyndra at a hearing packed with media and spectators.

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  • Steven Chu takes heat on Solyndra at hearing
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    11/17/2011 - 7:22 am | View Link
  • Chu grilled by Republicans on Solyndra loan
    He said his department did its due diligence on the risks, and was not influenced by Solyndra investor George Kaiser, an Obama donor. He calmly answered pointed questions, although his long and detailed answers often irked Republicans running the hearing.
    11/16/2011 - 7:00 pm | View Link
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