Solyndra Flop May Cost Taxpayers, Embarrass Obama
by: Yuki Noguchi, NPR, September 15, 2011 1:09:00 am
The bankruptcy of solar energy company Solyndra is being investigated by the FBI. The company received government loans and President Obama's endorsement in 2009. During a House hearing Wednesday, Republicans attacked the administration's decision to fund Solyndra. Democrats defended the loan program and accused Republicans of trying to twist the story for political gain.