A Thank You to the Intel Community, Brought to You by Northrop Grumman
Rep. Mike Rogers (R-Mich.) and Rep. Dutch Ruppersberger (D-Md.) thank the intelligence community with chocolate sponsored by Northrop Grumman.
We here at Foreign Policy love to snack. But sometimes a treat arrives in the office that’s too sweet to eat. Or at least eat immediately.
That’s what happened Thursday, when a bar of chocolate appeared in the newsroom. It’s not just any old Hershey: It’s to honor former Rep. Mike Rogers (R-Mich.) and Rep. Dutch Ruppersberger (D-Md.), brought to you by Northrop Grumman.
The bar was handed out at the Intelligence and National Security Alliance’s June 5 awards dinner. And it makes sense for the intel community to honor Rogers and Ruppersberger: They are the former chairman and ranking member of the House Intelligence Committee, respectively. They also respectively received $10,000 and $10,750 from Northrop during the last election cycle, according to OpenSecrets.org.
But who knew defense contracting giant Northrop was in the chocolate trade?
Here are a couple of photos, taken before it was eagerly consumed by the FP masses.
Photo credit: Mark Wilson/Getty Images