Energy Secretary Jennifer Granholm faces renewed ethics heat over finances: ‘Unacceptable’

By Gabe Kaminsky (Washington Examiner)

June 14, 2023

Energy Secretary Jennifer Granholm‘s admission about giving false testimony on stock ownership is sparking heightened concerns among lawmakers and watchdogs, who contend her transparency lapses are highly troubling.

Granholm told the Senate Energy and Natural Resources Committee in a Friday letter she “mistakenly” testified in April that she “did not own any individual stocks,” even though Granholm meant to say she “did not own any conflicting stocks.” The secretary, who has been sharply criticized for her ethical and financial decisions since being tapped by President Joe Biden, also informed the panel that her husband, Daniel Mulhern, owned shares in Ford Motor Company despite a lack of prior disclosure.

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