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Ryan has ethical conflict, would benefit personally from his budget plan

Paul Ryan's budget plan will add value to already lucrative shares he holds in four family-run mining and land leasing businesses, The Political Environment reports.

Wall Street Cheat Sheet says:

Ryan’s father-in-law runs the companies that are currently leasing land for mining and drilling to Chesapeake Energy (NYSE:CHK), Devon (NYSE:DVN), XTO Energy, and a subsidiary of ExxonMobil (NYSE:XOM). Ryan’s stake in these companies immediately poses a conflict of interest, especially when Ryan is lining his pockets with big oil money while expecting senior citizens, children, and the disabled to endure cuts to already underfunded programs.

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June 17, 2011 - 2:46pm

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