Granholm Set to Cash In After Biden Tour of Electric Bus Maker

Who says you can’t get rich as a public servant?

Energy Secretary Jennifer Granholm

Energy Secretary Jennifer Granholm promised during her confirmation process that she would divest her stock ownership in the electric bus and battery maker Proterra, Inc.

Granholm hasn’t abided by her agreement to divest yet President Biden recently gave a promotional virtual tour of Proterra’s facilities opening the door to Granholm making a windfall when Proterra goes public in a matter of weeks.

Senator John Barrasso is asking the Energy Department Inspector General to investigate the potentially lucrative arrangement for Granholm. 

Secretary Granholm submitted a U.S. Senate Committee on Energy and Natural Resources (Committee) Statement for Completion by Presidential Nominees (Committee Questionnaire), which she signed on January 21, 2021. She responded “Yes” to the following question: “Have you taken appropriate action to avoid any conflict of interest or any appearance of a conflict interest?”

She responded “Yes” … Read More ➡