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$20K for Drumsticks? GSA Blasted for One-Day Quarter-Million Dollar Awards Conference
The General Services Administration is back in Congress’s crosshairs today after the GSA’s inspector general reported to Congress on another installment of “egregious waste of taxpayer dollars” at the beleaguered government agency. Just months after the agency was rocked when a lavish 2010 Las ...
Cheers! Photos Show Embattled GSA Official Enjoying Wine and Soak in Spa Tub at M Hotel During "Pre-Conference" Meeting
The government official on the frontlines of the scandal involving a wasteful government conference, U.S. General Services Administration regional commissioner Jeffrey Neely, will invoke his 5th amendment right against self-incrimination, his lawyer Preston Burton tells ABC News. He won’t comment
Democrats Play The Transparency Card Against Romney (The Note)
By MICHAEL FALCONE (@michaelpfalcone) and AMY WALTER (@amyewalter) President Obama and his allies want Mitt Romney to come clean on everything from his tax returns to his plans for the U.S. economy. They say — or at least want to create the impression — that...
Latest Doc Dump Shows GSA's Johnson Planned to Meet with Solyndra but Changed Mind
The House Energy and Commerce committee released documents late Wednesday that show former General Services Administration administrator Martha Johnson had planned to meet with Solyndra in California at the same time GSA employees attended a lavish Las Vegas conference, but she changed her mind ...
Just the Facts, Ma'am, Amusement Park Voters, Dispatches from War Over Women, Communist Watch (PM Note)
Dispatches from the War Over Women – Romney on Offense – http://abcn.ws/HHZ3UM Just the Facts, Ma’am – Check It - The Mitt Romney campaign argues that 92 percent of jobs lost under the Obama administration were held by women. Romney’s economic adviser, Lanhee Chen, said...
Records Show GSA's Johnson in Va. and Ore., Not With Solyndra in Calif.
Online records, hotel receipts and flight itineraries for former U.S. General Services administrator Martha Johnson show that she was in Williamsburg, Va., and Portland, Ore., during the lavish Las Vegas conference that eventually led to her ouster, not meeting with Solyndra company officials in ...
Former GSA Administrator Skipped Vegas Conference For Meetings at Solyndra
Former General Services Administration administrator Martha Johnson missed a lavish Las Vegas conference for government employees because she was already committed to meetings in California at Solyndra, according to testimony in an official government investigation. Solyndra is the now-bankrupt ...
New GSA Video Puts Agency in Issa's Crosshairs
The House committee on Oversight and Government Reform released yet another new video clip today from the U.S. General Services Administration’s big-spending conference in Las Vegas, extending the embarrassing episode for the agency and the Obama administration. In the newly surfaced clip, which is
Of Campaigns And Caterpillars (The Note)
By MICHAEL FALCONE (@michaelpfalcone) and AMY WALTER (@amyewalter) The battle for women is on. It erupted yesterday after Democrats seized on comment from Republican National Committee Chairman Reince Priebus who, in an interview, disputed the notion that the GOP was waging a “war on women.”...