Congress Gives $5.9 Million to Former Michelle Obama Co-Worker

Keith Koffler of White House Dossier reports that $5.9 million in tax dollars are headed the way of a long-time Obama buddy, now heading up an organization originally launched by Michelle Obama when she was an executive at the University of Chicago Medical Center.

The Department of Health and Human Services last week announced it had awarded a $5.9 million grant to a University of Chicago Medical Center program tied to Michelle Obama and run by Eric Whitaker, one of President Obama’s closest friends.

Once again, not allowing any crisis to go to waste--in this case, the current economic one hitting Americathe administration has couched the financial rewards as part of a job development program.