Hilda Solis' Husband Has Tax Problems
Now it's Hilda Solis' turn. According to the Associated Press, Barack Obama's nomination to be
The El Monte Congresswoman becomes the fifth Obama nominee to be embroiled in tax questions. Three nominees have withdrawn their applications while a fourth, Timothy Geithner, had an uncomfortable spotlight thrown on his nonpayment of $35,000 in self-employment taxes, before he was confirmed as the Treasury Secretary. On Tuesday Tom Daschle, nominated to head the Health and Human Services Department, and Nancy Killefer, nominated as the White House's chief performance officer, dropped out after their own tax problems were revealed. The revelations about Sayyad's tax liens are not now expected to endanger the appointment of Solis, who is not a partner in her husband's business.