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If Mitt Romney is Elected, His ‘Navy Advisor’ is Ready to Make Millions

One item of curiosity during this election cycle has been Mitt Romney’s persistent calls for expanding the current Navy fleet. But questionable ties between Romney and an advisor bring the GOP nominee’s motivating factor into question.

John Lehman is former Secretary of the Navy under President Reagan, where he oversaw the last major naval expansion. Today, he’s one of Romney’s chief defense advisors and the brains behind the proposed shipbuilding plans. Continue reading