Royal Dutch Shell Group .com Rotating Header Image

Posts on ‘October 21st, 2012’

Thompson dumps stock in 4 companies with Iran ties

Published : Sunday, 21 Oct 2012, 2:01 PM CDT

MILWAUKEE (AP) – Republican Tommy Thompson’s campaign said the Wisconsin Senate candidate sold stock in four companies for $38,000 because they have ties to Iran.

Campaign spokeswoman Lisa Boothe identified the companies Friday as Royal Dutch Shell; Rio Tinto, a London-based mining company; Schlumberger, a Houston-based provider of oil-field services; and Total Petroleum, a petroleum-marketing company based in Africa.

“He rid himself of them as soon as he found out they had any business dealings with Iran, no matter how minor,” Boothe said in a statement. read more and its sister websites,,,,, and are all owned by John Donovan. There is also a Wikipedia article.
%d bloggers like this: