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August 6, 2012 10:35 am

Senior Obama Adviser Gave 2010 Speech to Telecom Group Linked to Iran

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David Plouffe. Photo: screenshow via ABC News.

Washington Post – David Plouffe, a senior White House adviser who was President Obama’s 2008 campaign manager, accepted a $100,000 speaking fee in 2010 from an affiliate of a company doing business with Iran’s government.

A subsidiary of MTN Group, a South Africa-based telecommunications company, paid Plouffe for two speeches he made in Nigeria in December 2010, about a month before he joined the White House staff.

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