Inspector General situation updates.
Pride of place probably goes to this interview of SIGTARP (and Obama ’08 supporter) Neil Barofsky by Jake Tapper (via Hot Air). Barofsky engaged in a strong pushback to the White House / Treasury Department’s attempt to contradict his release of numbers indicating that the administration was planning to spend 23.7 trillion dollars to repair our financial system; the best quote from that was probably | Read More »
American Spectator’s quick update on the IG Scandals.
The short version: it’s moving along. “We’re not there yet,” one Democratic source on Capitol Hill said last week, when asked about the prospect for hearings on the Obama administration’s firing of AmeriCorps inspector general Gerald Walpin. Congressional investigators are still conducting interviews in the case, so the question of whether to “pull the trigger” on a full-blown inquiry — with subpoenas for witnesses to | Read More »
The Report that triggered the Weiderhold ‘retirement.’
[UPDATE] In honor of Troglopundit’s request for respect for the KISS principle, here goes: Fred Weiderhold quit rather than tell Congress he was under Biden’s thumb. If you don’t have time to read the report that apparently triggered the Weiderhold matter (said report is also available via Senator Grassley’s office, as part of his ongoing investigation) – or even Stacy McCain’s article – here’s a | Read More »
U.S. Att’y Jim Letten, FBI Smell Something Fishy in New Orleans City Hall
U.S. Attorney Jim Letten today announced an investigation in New Orleans City Hall, this time into the city’s ill-fated foray into anti-crime surveillance cameras. And, yes, this investigation will reach into Democratic Mayor Ray Nagin’s office. U.S. Attorney’s office confirms federal investigation into City Hall Letten’s success in bringing charges against corrupt New Orleans-area Democrats has been previously chronicled in these pages, here,here, here, here, | Read More »