White House offered “guidance” to second witness in LightSquared inquiry « Hot Air

Last week, The Daily Beast’s Eli Lake opened up a new scandal in the White House by revealing that a four-star Air Force general told Congress that Obama administration officials had pressured him to change his testimony about LightSquared, a company with ties to Obama and his election campaign.  Eli follows up today with a report that a second witness, a head of a federal agency, says the White House also offered him “guidance” by asking him to insert a paragraph expressing confidence in LightSquared’s efforts:

via White House offered “guidance” to second witness in LightSquared inquiry « Hot Air.

Crony. Capitalism.

Look, there’s a very good possibility that Lightsquared will be able to operate without interference with GPS. But given the critical role GPS plays in military operations, and more importantly, with so much public safety, especially in terms of flight safety, it is incumbent on the government to be absolutely certain that GPS remains uncompromised, even if a politically favored company suffers.