Sold 1.8 million shares for more than $101.3 million
|Mr. and Mrs. Phil Gramm|
| Enron was a large campaign contributor to Texas Senator Phil Gramm. In 1992, his wife, Wendy, was the chair of the federal Commodity Futures Trading Commission. She moved to exempt Enron's energy-swap operation from government oversight, then days later resigned and took a job with Enron on its audit committee.
And there's more to this story.|
| George W. Bush lied when he said that he first got to know Ken Lay in 1994, and that Ken Lay was a supporter of his opponent, Ann Richards. Actually, Lay first started contributing to GW's career |
|back in 1978, and in fact gave GW three times as much money in 1994 as he did Ann Richards.|
Click here to read some of the the letters and notes GW and Ken Lay exchanged.
| || Dick Cheney met six times with Enron executives while writing up
this nation's energy policy which benefited Enron 17 ways
, and then refused to tell Congress anything about those meetings. Cheney also met with Ken Lay during the California
energy crisis. |
The day after the meeting, Cheney said the Bush administration would not support price caps on energy in California, a move that cost Californians and made Enron billions.|
|The National Enquirer reports that Enron gave millions to the Taliban in a bid to put an oil
pipeline through Afghanistan. They claim Enron used CIA agents to carry out dealings overseas.|
|| So many lawmakers received campaign contributions from Enron that it's been hard to find investigators that don't have financial
connections to Enron. Lawmakers are now rushing to dump the cash in an effort to distance themselves from the failed company.|