Rep. Issa Investigating Energy Dept. Loan, Sought Funds For His District

"Has the GOP found its new Solyndra? On Wednesday the House Oversight Committee held a hearing titled, 'Green Energy Oversight: Examining the Department of Energy's Bad Bet on Fisker Automotive.'"

"Fisker laid off a majority of its workers in April after receiving $192 million in federal aid as part of the administration's Advanced Technology Vehicles Manufacturing (ATVM) loan program, which provides loans to automotive companies seeking to develop energy-efficient vehicles.

Oversight committee chairman Rep. Darrell Issa (R-Calif.) ... himself has asked for money from the same loan program for a company that later failed."

Lucia Graves reports for the Huffington Post April 24, 2013.

Source: Huffington Post, 04/25/2013