Late Night Open Thread: Halliburton And The Ports Deal?

Hardball posed the question to Richard Wolfe that Halliburton could step in on the Dubai deal.

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Think Progress says that Norm Ornstein thinks it's possible.

"If this is done now through the backdoor, where D.P. [Dubai Ports World] has any role at all, Congress is going to go ballistic, and it’s going to be a disaster, I think, for the administration. They have got a dilemma now, because there simply aren’t American companies that have the know-how and the breadth to do this. Interestingly, and perhaps ironically, what I had heard earlier in the day, as they were looking at those that have the--the kind of resources, Halliburton was a name that came on"


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