Democracy Now: Lobbyist Lanny Davis Resigns from Ivory Coast Job

In the Ivory Coast, the prominent Washington lobbyist Lanny Davis has announced he is resigning from his job representing Ivory Coast President Laurent Gbagbo. A former White House special counsel under President Bill Clinton, Davis was hired to make the case that Gbagbo won the November election. Davis’s work overseas has often come under criticism. His recent clients include Ecuadorian Guinea dictator Teodoro Obiang as well as key supporters of the 2009 coup in Honduras.

~ by wheresthemic on December 30, 2010.

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