Top McCain economic advisor lobbied for mortgage bank

By David Edwards
Wednesday, May 28, 2008 7:47 EDT
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MSNBC’s Keith Olbermann reports that Sen. Phil Gramm was paid to lobby the US Congress for a mortgage broker regarding the mortgage crises while helping to craft John McCain’s home mortgage policies. Gramm’s position as a top economic advisor for John McCain is unpaid.

This video is from MSNBC’s Countdown, broadcast May 27, 2008.

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David Edwards has served as an editor at Raw Story since 2006. His work can also be found at Crooks & Liars, and he's also been published at The BRAD BLOG. He came to Raw Story after working as a network manager for the state of North Carolina and as as engineer developing enterprise resource planning software. Follow him on Twitter at @DavidEdwards.
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