Cheniere Energy (NYSEMKT:LNG) is facing a little controversy. Heather Zichal, who was nominated to sit on the company's board, met with Cheniere executives two times while she was the deputy assistant for energy and climate change to President Obama.

In this segment of The Motley Fool's energy edition of Where the Money Is, analysts Joel South and Taylor Muckerman discuss whether the revelation has any meaning or merit, or whether this intersection of business and government is just par for the course.