House Republicans look like they’re running out of ammunition on Solyndra.
Gone are the GOP threats of hauling Rahm Emanuel and Carol Browner up to the Capitol to testify about how they helped the now bankrupt California solar company.
The White House hopes to soon remove the GOP’s threat of a contempt of Congress vote by turning over the final scraps from thousands of pages of internal documents.
More than a year into a probe that’s extended to the Energy Department loan guarantee portfolio, Republican investigators even acknowledge they’ve fallen short of substantiating their allegations that the administration helped political allies like Tulsa oilman George Kaiser secure hundreds of millions of dollars in subsidies through a loan guarantee to Solyndra.
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Source: Dareen Samuelsohn | POLITICO