President Obama briefly returned to the hotel Captain Cook before heading to dinner at the home of Alice Rogoff, the owner and publisher of the Alaska Dispatch News. The ADN is the Alaska pool news agency for Obama’s trip to Alaska, and Rogoff is the wife of Carlyle Group billionaire David Rubenstein.
Rogoff, Senior Advisor to Pt Capital, wants to remake Alaska for profit purposes. Government subsidized profiteering runs in the PEU family. KTUU reported:
In the days leading to the GLACIER conference, Rogoff hosted a conference of her own, which drew attention to Arctic development, with many speaking of the need for government subsidies to enable construction of deep water ports on Alaska's western coast.As for President Obama, he's dined with Carlyle co-founder David Rubenstein on more than one continent.