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Watchdog: Julián Castro’s San Antonio misused HUD money
| May 19, 2014
| Jon Prior
Posted on 05/19/2014 5:50:41 PM PDT by PJ-Comix
San Antonio failed to properly spend funds approved by Congress to combat the housing crisis while President Barack Obamas expected nominee to run the Housing and Urban Development Department was mayor of the city, according to a 2012 report from the agencys inspector general.
The report could be a blemish on the record of San Antonio Mayor Julián Castro, a rising star in the Democratic party whose consideration for a spot in the cabinet is seen as a way to burnish his national political profile.
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KEYWORDS: hud; hudig; ig; juliancastro; sanantonio; texas
The HUD IG audited how the money was being spent from 2009 to 2011 and found that city officials had awarded $2.5 million in renovation contracts without a competitive bidding process. Castro, 39, became mayor in May 2009, a job he continues to hold.
posted on 05/19/2014 5:50:41 PM PDT
A blemish on his record.....down the memory hole...
posted on 05/19/2014 5:54:04 PM PDT
( " We would not die in that man's company, that fears his fellowship to die with us...." Henry V.)
I would support an audit of every school that gets Title I money. They would have to build new prisons to house all the convicted principals and administrators.
posted on 05/19/2014 5:54:06 PM PDT
(I stand with the Bundy Family!)
Why am I not surprised when socialist thugs are stealing money?
This is why the DemocRATS call him their “rising star”. He’s an outstanding crook.
posted on 05/19/2014 6:47:01 PM PDT
(Obama's smidgens are coming home to roost.)
SURPRISE!!! (regarding an icon of Democratic Golden Boy Julian Castros Mother)
By Humberto Fontova, on September 6, 2012,
posted on 05/19/2014 8:14:18 PM PDT
This won’t be reported, certainly not with repetition. Democrat corruption is expected, applauded and rewarded.
posted on 05/19/2014 8:52:24 PM PDT
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