THE OBAMA AND GOOGLE EMPLOYEES LOVE AFFAIR – MORE THAN 250 GOOGLE EMPLOYEES SWITCHED TO WASHINGTON D.C. CAREER SINCE OBAMA TOO OFFICE, ALSO TOP EXECS FREQUENT VISITORS OF THE WHITE HOUSE.

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Google employees have enjoyed revolving door during Obama administration

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Part 3 of 3 in the series The Google Administration

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ALL IN THE FAMILY: These are among the more than 250 people who have transitioned from Google to government or vice versa during the Obama administration. At least two dozen among the group have taken jobs in key posts in government or Google in that span. (Pictured, from top left to bottom right, Mikey Dickerson, Robert Manhini, Nicole Wong, Jannine Versi, Michele Weslander, Sameer Bhalotra, Julie Brill, Will Hudson, Michelle Lee, Matthew Bye, Joshua Wright and Renata Hesse.)

 

( Watchdog.org ) More than 250 people have moved from Google and related firms to the federal government or vice versa since President Barack Obama took office.

The Google Transparency Project, the work of Campaign for Accountability, poured over reams of data to find 258 instances of “revolving door activity” between Google or its associated companies and the federal government, national political campaigns and Congress since 2009.

 

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