Obama’s Sunday foursome: Halliburton director, Houston Astros owner, Boston Celtics investor


Martin County Sheriff’s vehicles are seen outside the entrance of Palm City’s Floridian National Golf Club, March 29, during President Obama’s weekend visit. (Source: US News & World Report)

From US News & World Report: Obama was joined for his round of golf Sunday by Jim Crane, who owns the Floridian. Crane is a major Democratic donor who also owns the Houston Astros and golfed with Obama and Tiger Woods in 2013. He’s also a major player in the Texas energy industry.

 Also in Obama’s foursome is Milton Carroll. He’s on the board of directors of Halliburton, the oil company closely associated with former Republican Vice President Dick Cheney.

Private equity investor Glenn Hutchins rounds out the president’s group. He’s a partial owner of the Boston Celtics.

For the complete story: http://www.usnews.com/news/politics/articles/2015/03/29/obama-golfs-with-big-money-oil-moguls-in-florida

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