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Halliburton “Not Involved At All” in Ports Deal

On CNN’s The Situation Room yesterday, Wolf Blitzer talked with Jack Cafferty about the possibility of a Halliburton take over of the ports:

WOLF BLITZER: You know, Jack, there’s a lot of chatter out there on the web right now that Halliburton is going to get these six ports. Can you imagine what the uproar would be then? I don’t think that’s going to happen.

JACK CAFFERTY: I don’t think — I mean, they’re brazen, those folks in Washington, but I don’t think anybody down there’s got nerve enough to do that. I mean, I’m cynical, but even I don’t think that’s going to happen.

In response to Blitzer’s chatter talk, Cathy Mann, director of communications at Halliburton tells NRO via e-mail this morning: “we are not involved at all.”

Nathan GouldingNathan Goulding is the Chief Technology Officer of National Review. He often goes by “Chaka” in NRO’s popular blog The Corner. While having never attended a class in computer science, ...

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