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Eric Schmidt turns down opportunity to be in Obama cabinet

Google Chairman Eric Schmidt declines a place in Obama's cabinet

| Business, Financial & Legal News | Posted: Dec 5, 2012 8:02 pm

Eric Schmidt, chairman of Google, was again offered a position in the president's cabinet, with him being offered a position as either the Treasury or Commerce Secretary. Again, Schmidt turned down the opportunity and said that Google was his "home." How sweet.


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Schmidt supported Obama's election bid and reelection bid with monetary donations, so he could be trying to make sure claims of corruption don't tarnish the White House. Google, as a company, sent $700,000 to Obama and Google's Super PAC saw $2.1 million going to the Democrats and $715,000 going to the Republicans.


One anonymous Democrat has said that a position in the cabinet would be found if he changed his mind sometime in the future. It does sound a bit suspicious, doesn't it?


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