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State Dept. misplaced $6B under Hillary Clinton: IG report
The Washington Free Beacon via The Washington Times ^ | Friday, April 4, 2014 | By Adam Kredo - The Washington Free Beacon

Posted on 05/28/2014 8:41:34 PM PDT by afraidfortherepublic

The State Department misplaced and lost some $6 billion due to the improper filing of contracts during the past six years, mainly during the tenure of former Secretary of State Hilary Clinton, according to a newly released Inspector General report.

The $6 billion in unaccounted funds poses a “significant financial risk and demonstrates a lack of internal control over the Department’s contract actions,” according to the report.

The alert, originally sent on March 20 and just released this week, warns that the missing contracting funds“could expose the department to substantial financial losses.”

The report centered on State Department contracts worth “more than $6 billion in which contract files were incomplete or could not be located at all,” according to the alert.

“The failure to maintain contract files adequately creates significant financial risk and demonstrates a lack of internal control over the Department’s contract actions,” the alert states.

The situation “creates conditions conducive to fraud, as corrupt individuals may attempt to conceal evidence of illicit behavior by omitting key documents from the contract file,” the report concluded.

The State Department’s inability to properly file its paperwork is causing most of the losses, according to the report.

The IG “found repeated examples of poor contract file administration” over the years, the report said.

Contracts related to the U.S. war in Iraq, for instance, could not be produced in 33 out of 115 instances, according to the report.

“A recent OIG audit of the closeout process for contracts supporting the U.S. Mission in Iraq revealed that contracting officials were unable to provide 33 of 115 contract files requested in accordance with the audit sampling plan,” the report states.

(Excerpt) Read more at washingtontimes.com ...


TOPICS: Crime/Corruption; Foreign Affairs; Government
KEYWORDS: clinton; hillary; igreport; incompetence; secstate; sos; statedept
Although the date on this story would indicate that it is almost 2 months old, I did not find itin the search. It was posted today and it also credits the Washington Free Beacon. Perhaps the Washington Times just picked it up today. In any case, it bears repeating.
1 posted on 05/28/2014 8:41:34 PM PDT by afraidfortherepublic
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To: afraidfortherepublic

Well, Well, Well!

Mrs. Bill Clinton now has a new 6 BILLION Dollar question to answer.


2 posted on 05/28/2014 8:44:15 PM PDT by Graewoulf (Democrats' Obamacare Socialist Health Insur. Tax violates U.S. Constitution AND Anti-Trust Law.)
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To: afraidfortherepublic
"State Dept. misplaced $6B under Hillary Clinton: IG report..."

..... WELL ....... Just ... OOPS! ... Sorry.

3 posted on 05/28/2014 8:45:33 PM PDT by R_Kangel ( "A Nation of Sheep ..... Will Beget ..... a Nation Ruled by Wolves.")
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To: afraidfortherepublic; Nachum

Did you see this?

If not, ping.


4 posted on 05/28/2014 8:46:40 PM PDT by Jet Jaguar (Resist in place.)
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To: afraidfortherepublic
Running for pResident is expensive, you stupid rubes.
5 posted on 05/28/2014 8:48:48 PM PDT by E. Pluribus Unum ("The more numerous the laws, the more corrupt the government." --Tacitus)
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To: afraidfortherepublic

What difference at this time does it make?!


6 posted on 05/28/2014 8:49:05 PM PDT by Jim Robinson (Resistance to tyrants is obedience to God!!)
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To: afraidfortherepublic

If I were investigating this as a theft,
the first place I would look is in the CLINTON FOUNDATION.

Then maybe the Clinton Library.

Just saying.


7 posted on 05/28/2014 8:50:38 PM PDT by Tupelo (I feel more like Philip Nolan every day)
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To: afraidfortherepublic

8 posted on 05/28/2014 8:52:42 PM PDT by DannyTN
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To: Jim Robinson

Here’s to Senator Ron Johnson of the great state of Wisconsin for getting Hillary to lose her cool and make that stupid statement! Priceless!


9 posted on 05/28/2014 8:53:01 PM PDT by afraidfortherepublic
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To: afraidfortherepublic

And the Obama Administration managed to ship, and leave unguarded, American weapons, armored vehicles and night vision equipment in the last several months in Libya that was “stolen”. All part of the Democrat’s bloody deal with Al Qaeda. We are governed by thieves, traitors and cowards.


10 posted on 05/28/2014 8:53:13 PM PDT by blueunicorn6 ("A crack shot and a good dancer")
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To: afraidfortherepublic

Sure you did...


11 posted on 05/28/2014 8:54:58 PM PDT by MichaelCorleone (Jesus Christ is not a religion. He's the Truth.)
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To: afraidfortherepublic

Check under the sofa cushions in Hillary’s $3 million dollar Washington DC home.


12 posted on 05/28/2014 8:55:22 PM PDT by Iron Munro (Black skin has morphed into Teflon.)
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To: Graewoulf

Finally - someone located one of Hillary’s accomplishments as SoS


13 posted on 05/28/2014 8:56:05 PM PDT by wtd
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To: afraidfortherepublic

Bush’s fault?

6 billion to Muslim groups. BUT BUT BUT.... Ms. Clinton traveled over a million miles. That’s only $6000 per mile lost on her trips. If you don’t like it... THAT’S RACIST. I mean sexist.


14 posted on 05/28/2014 8:57:01 PM PDT by Organic Panic
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To: afraidfortherepublic

This sounds like a carbon copy of the Rose Law Firm billing records. This “woman” definitely has a problem keeping things in proper order, most notably her husband.


15 posted on 05/28/2014 8:57:50 PM PDT by Rembrandt (Part of the 51% who pay Federal taxes)
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To: afraidfortherepublic
Here’s to Senator Ron Johnson of the great state of Wisconsin for getting Hillary to lose her cool and make that stupid statement! Priceless!

If I am not mistaken, that "What difference does it make" statement was scripted. She read it! She was waiting for a chance to deliver a rejoinder that she (and her handlers) thought would close the book on Benghazi.

Little did they know...

16 posted on 05/28/2014 8:58:01 PM PDT by okie01 (The Mainstream Media: Ignorance on parade.)
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To: afraidfortherepublic

I looked it up, and you know what?

$6 billion is more than the annual GDP of Licthenstein or Monaco.

It’s what Hillary lost and mostly IT IS NOT REALLY EVEN NEWS..!

Can u imagine if you dropped $6 billion out of your wallet and u succeeded in covering it up from your whole family?

Yet Hillary did that in one of the most visible jobs in the most visible country in the world.


17 posted on 05/28/2014 8:59:07 PM PDT by gaijin
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To: Rembrandt

“This sounds like a carbon copy of the Rose Law Firm billing records. This “woman” definitely has a problem keeping things in proper order, most notably her husband.”

But Ole Hil will make it all right with the taxpayers, because as we all know, she did remarkably well with “cattle futures” a while back.


18 posted on 05/28/2014 9:02:26 PM PDT by vette6387
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To: afraidfortherepublic; flaglady47; mickie; pax_et_bonum; Maine Mariner; seekthetruth; seenenuf
Maybe the $6B will miraculously re-appear on a side table in Hillary's multi-million dollar DC mansion....just like the long-missing Rose law firm documents miraculously re-appeared atop a piece of furniture in the personal living quarters of the Clinton White House during the Filegate scandal.

Hillary also hides chestnuts in her cheeks just because she can.

Leni

19 posted on 05/28/2014 9:06:34 PM PDT by MinuteGal
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To: afraidfortherepublic

Hillary: “What difference does it make...it’s not like it was my money.”


20 posted on 05/28/2014 9:10:05 PM PDT by Huskrrrr
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To: afraidfortherepublic

“unaccounted for”

Uh huh....


21 posted on 05/28/2014 9:17:11 PM PDT by mowowie
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To: afraidfortherepublic

Knowing the American news media I am assuming that this will be the first and LAST time I see this story anywhere....


22 posted on 05/28/2014 9:19:54 PM PDT by mowowie
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To: Graewoulf

No question, it’s in her war chest.


23 posted on 05/28/2014 9:21:37 PM PDT by Mastador1 (I'll take a bad dog over a good politician any day!)
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To: R_Kangel

State Dept. misplaced $6B under Hillary Clinton: IG report...” <<

What difference does it make now!......../s


24 posted on 05/28/2014 9:41:09 PM PDT by M-cubed
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To: Jim Robinson

One of the few times I see the exact quote. Love it.


25 posted on 05/28/2014 9:44:55 PM PDT by goosie
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To: afraidfortherepublic

Now we know where they got the funds to arm Syrian terrorists.


26 posted on 05/28/2014 9:48:09 PM PDT by drunknsage
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To: afraidfortherepublic

No wonder she could only find $200k for Amb. Stevens’ security detail! /s


27 posted on 05/28/2014 9:50:49 PM PDT by TigersEye ("No man left behind" is more than an Army Ranger credo it's the character of America.)
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To: TigersEye; afraidfortherepublic
TigersEye:" No wonder she could only find $200k for Amb. Stevens’ security detail! /s"

Let's put this in proper perspective :
$200,000.oo for Ambassador Steven's security, that she didn't pony up !
but missing is $6,000,000,000.oo from the State Dept. receipts ?... totally unaccounted for ?
That's a lot of MANPADS , and marischino cherries !!
But as the "Queen" has said :" ..at this point , WHAT DOES IT MATTER .. ? " /s

28 posted on 05/28/2014 10:06:17 PM PDT by Tilted Irish Kilt (Political Correctness is Tyranny .. with manners ! Charlton Heston)
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To: afraidfortherepublic

I find it hard to believe that people cannot see Liberals, i.e. about 99% of the US State Dept, are nothing but con artists and swindlers. I provided security for these morons and their ilk for over 4 years in Iraq.

All they did was come up with idiotic ways to waste taxpayer money on the Iraqi’s and funnel money to their friends, who had somehow been able to start up a company that was able to do business with the US government. The whole thing is nothing more than what Solyndra, etc have done


29 posted on 05/28/2014 10:10:47 PM PDT by qaz123
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To: Tilted Irish Kilt
We're being awfully hard on her. She didn't have much to work with...

Hillary Clinton on State Dept. budget for FY 2012.

FY 2012 Budget Request March 10, 2011

"The second part of our request funds the extraordinary, temporary portion of our war effort the same way the Pentagon’s request is funded: in a separate Overseas Contingency Operations account known as OCO. Instead of covering war expenses through supplemental appropriations, we are now taking a more transparent approach that fully reflects the integrated civilian-military efforts. Our share of the President’s $126 billion request for exceptional wartime costs is $8.7 billion. So all told, we have a $47 billion operational account and an $8.7 billion Overseas Contingency Operations account."

(snip)

"But let me just quickly walk you through this, because on this issue of our $8.7 billion Overseas Contingency Operations, we have the strongest support from Secretary Gates, from Admiral Mullen. And next week – I was speaking with General Petraeus last night. He will be here on the Hill strongly supporting the civilian effort that goes hand-in-hand with what he is doing so heroically in Afghanistan. So we are funding vital civilian missions in Afghanistan, Pakistan, and Iraq with this $8.7 billion."


30 posted on 05/28/2014 10:16:30 PM PDT by TigersEye ("No man left behind" is more than an Army Ranger credo it's the character of America.)
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To: afraidfortherepublic

With $6Billion they could have brought all of Benghazi city.


31 posted on 05/28/2014 10:20:06 PM PDT by spokeshave (OMG.......Schadenfreude overload is not covered under Obamacare :-()
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To: afraidfortherepublic

Misplaced? Uh huh. More likely PIAPS and/or her pals are now billionaires.


32 posted on 05/28/2014 10:39:17 PM PDT by piytar (The predator-class is furious that their prey are shooting back.)
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To: afraidfortherepublic

6 Billion? That means The Rodham had enough money to buy 1 Million
copies of her own book, and transfer them to a storage facility.

33 posted on 05/28/2014 10:44:29 PM PDT by Slyfox (When progressives ignore moral parameters, they also lose the natural gift of common sense.)
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To: afraidfortherepublic

Mucho dinero for the wife of Monica’s boyfriend.


34 posted on 05/28/2014 10:55:43 PM PDT by windsorknot
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To: afraidfortherepublic

check Hillary’s bank account


35 posted on 05/28/2014 11:00:45 PM PDT by yldstrk ( My heroes have always been cowboys)
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To: afraidfortherepublic
Looks to me like the State Department continues to piss money away... on 18" Disruptor Cannons and pratice ammo... you know, to disperse spontaeneous demonstrations over "offensive YouTube videos".
36 posted on 05/28/2014 11:06:50 PM PDT by Rodamala
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To: blueunicorn6; All

In the late 1960s a bookkeeper friend of mine told me an Army auditor friend of his couldn’t find 12 Sherman tanks of ours in Europe.


37 posted on 05/28/2014 11:21:32 PM PDT by gleeaikin
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To: DannyTN

The head of government department seems to be missing billions? This is stupendous earth shattering news.

38 posted on 05/28/2014 11:56:24 PM PDT by dragnet2 (Diversion and evasion are tools of deceit)
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To: Organic Panic

My first thought — how much went to Huma and her Mooselimb Brotherhoods?

If Hillary runs, will the R candidate take the Mitten’s approach and politely not mention it? Along with cattle futures, Rose Law Firm, Travelgate, FBI files, Benghazi etc.?


39 posted on 05/29/2014 12:26:18 AM PDT by Zuse (I am disrupted! I am offended! I am insulted! I am outraged!)
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To: afraidfortherepublic

The plunder of the republic continues via the United Socialists of America.

Socialism Is Legal Plunder - Bastiat

http://www.usdebtclock.org

DEFUND/DISMANTLE socialist collectives, foreign and domestic. DEFUND/DISMANTLE the Department of State.

Unaccountable bureaucrats are socialists. Socialism is unsustainable.


40 posted on 05/29/2014 2:16:07 AM PDT by PGalt
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To: afraidfortherepublic

It was for the SARIN, MANPADs and SAMs and the payoffs
all for al Qaeda against America.

And a little bit for Huma-the-traitor and
Clinton-the-terrorist-enabler.


41 posted on 05/29/2014 3:13:26 AM PDT by Diogenesis
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To: MinuteGal

Nice “catch22” sub reference. She is not as smart as Orr though


42 posted on 05/29/2014 3:35:01 AM PDT by Jimmy Valentine (DemocRATS - when they speak, they lie; when they are silent, they are stealing the American Dream)
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To: afraidfortherepublic

The federal government is a den of thieves.


43 posted on 05/29/2014 3:39:05 AM PDT by Amagi (Lenin: "Socialized Medicine is the Keystone to the Arch of the Socialist State.")
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To: afraidfortherepublic

Dear Government,
I’m sorry, I misplaced six dollars when I filled out my 1040 last year. We’re cool- right?

sarc

Now probably awaiting an audit :(


44 posted on 05/29/2014 5:02:45 AM PDT by themidnightskulker
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To: themidnightskulker

“State Dept. misplaced $6B under Hillary Clinton: IG report.”.....

“What Difference Does It Make” seems to be the appropriate answer.


45 posted on 05/29/2014 6:39:03 AM PDT by DaveA37
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To: TigersEye
TigersEye:".. So we are funding vital civilian missions in Afghanistan, Pakistan, and Iraq with this $8.7 billion."

When somebody ,like Clinton, looses $6 BILIION Dollars out of an $8.7 Billion budget, a loss of almost 3/4ths of money appropriated..
I would call that " GROSS INCOMPETANCE AND GROSS NEGLECT "
which would typify what I would expect of a Clinton administration following up a 17 TRILLION deficit run up by the current administration.

46 posted on 05/29/2014 7:58:21 AM PDT by Tilted Irish Kilt (Political Correctness is Tyranny .. with manners ! Charlton Heston)
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To: Graewoulf

What a great campaign donation. Or a tidy retirement.


47 posted on 05/29/2014 8:01:46 AM PDT by combat_boots (The Lion of Judah cometh. Hallelujah. Gloria Patri, Filio et Spiritui Sancto!)
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To: Tilted Irish Kilt

Just to be clear here; that is a Hillbilly Clinton quote in your post. Those are not my words.


48 posted on 05/29/2014 9:27:27 AM PDT by TigersEye ("No man left behind" is more than an Army Ranger credo it's the character of America.)
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To: TigersEye
TigersEye:" Just to be clear here; that is a Hillbilly Clinton quote in your post.
Those are not my words."

No harm intended by me .
Hitlery is totally capable of bringing the entire country into bankruptcy , all by herself.
I meant to say : If you can misplace $6 BILLION DOLLARS during your term as SOS, just think what you (and Saul Alinsky) could do to the country !!

49 posted on 05/29/2014 12:20:21 PM PDT by Tilted Irish Kilt (Political Correctness is Tyranny .. with manners ! Charlton Heston)
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To: Tilted Irish Kilt
OK, I get it now. It was your prefacing the quote with my handle that made me wonder.

FRegards! TE

50 posted on 05/29/2014 1:48:29 PM PDT by TigersEye ("No man left behind" is more than an Army Ranger credo it's the character of America.)
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