White House Places All Blame for ‘Astonishingly Corrupt’ Whitefish Contract on Puerto Rico | Common Dreams

Amid growing outrage over the “astonishingly corrupt” $300 million no-bid contract given to Whitefish Energy to rebuild Puerto Rico’s electrical grid, the Trump White House on Friday denied that the federal government had “any role” in crafting the agreement and placed all responsibility for the deal on shoulders of local Puerto Rican officials—despite language in the contract saying the Federal Emergency Management Agency “reviewed and approved” the agreement.

Source: White House Places All Blame for ‘Astonishingly Corrupt’ Whitefish Contract on Puerto Rico | Common Dreams