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Real News From The Blaze': Plouffe Accepted Speaking Fee From Company in Business With Iran


President Obama's top campaign advisor and 2008 campaign manager David Plouffe has come under fire Monday as The Washington Post reports that Plouffe allegedly accepted a $100,000 speaking engagement from a subsidiary of a company in 2010 who has been in business with the Iranian government.

While Plouffe was not working at the White House at the time of the speaking engagement, has never been involved in policy with Iran, and has technically done nothing illegal, the report challenges Obama's defense against claims from Mitt Romney that his presumptive general election opponent is soft on Iran. The Post reports:

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