Skip to comments.Most of U.S. spending monitors sacked
Posted on 10/20/2006 3:32:36 PM PDT by balch3
Most private contractors keeping tabs on billions of dollars in governmental spending for the U.S. House Appropriations Committee have been let go. With about 60 investigators gone, the shakeup leaves only 16 full-time employees in the unit, USA Today reported. Committee spokesman John Scofield said that the quality of the unit's work had been questioned by leaders of the Republican-controlled committee. Scofield said the ongoing investigations include the $62 billion federal relief package for Hurricane Katrina.
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Chairman Jerry Lewis?
If that's the case, Lewis is one of the most notorious earmarkers in the House.
Fox in the hen house.
If this is based on a USA Today report, you know it's the real deal.</sarc>