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January 26, 2013
What is Obama hiding?
The least transparent administration in modern history is ignoring bipartisan calls to appoint watchdogs who protect taxpayers and enforce the law. Why? The Washington Post reports: A bipartisan group of senators is urging President Obama to quickly fill vacant inspectors general slots at six agencies. A letter from members of the Homeland Security and Governmental Affairs Committee to Obama says there are vacancies at the Departments of Defense, Homeland Security, Interior, Labor and State, in addition to the Agency for International Development. "Every year, Inspectors General identify billions of dollars in potential savings, including savings from improved management practices and fines and repayments resulting from investigations," the letter said. "The value of the Inspectors General goes beyond dollars; these offices also help reveal and prosecute wrongdoing, and promote the integrity of government. They provide invaluable support to Congressional budgeting ...(Read Full Post)