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  • Federal Auditor: 2,527 DHS Employees and Co-Conspirators Convicted of Crimes

    08/21/2012 10:21:21 AM PDT · by Hunton Peck · 6 replies
    CNS ^ | August 20, 2012 | Edwin Mora
    There have been 2,527 Department of Homeland Security (DHS) employees and co-conspirators convicted of corruption and other criminal misconduct since 2004, according to a federal auditor. Charles Edwards, the acting inspector general (IG) at DHS, made that revelation in written testimony prepared for an Aug. 1 hearing held by the House Oversight and Government Reform Subcommittee on Government Organization, Efficiency, and Financial Management. In his remarks, Edwards added that as of July 15, the DHS OIG (Office of the Inspector General) was dealing with 1,591 open criminal cases involving DHS employees and some accomplices. Some cases date back to fiscal...
  • White House sides with TSA in Rand Paul standoff

    01/23/2012 11:20:29 AM PST · by Las Vegas Ron · 38 replies
    The Hill ^ | 01/23/12 | Keith Laing
    The White House is standing by the Transportation Security Administration in its standoff with Sen. Rand Paul (R-Ky.) and his father, Republican presidential candidate Rep. Ron Paul (R-Texas) The elder Paul called the TSA a "police state" Monday after Sen. Paul was reportedly detained by TSA after he refused to take a pat-down from TSA officials at the Nashville International Airport. White House Press Secretary Jay Carney said Monday that he didn't have any reaction to Paul's comment about "police state."