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All right this story developing now on Capitol Hill -- federal agency accused of spending close to a million dollars.
I don't junket to Las Vegas to just have not training conference all kinds of groups do this -- but now under investigation for an employee that incentive program that is called.
Hot sauce so what does this all about how house lawmakers looking into the General Services Administration GSA.
And turn to sort of overseeing money and how money is spent which is rather ironic isn't it.
So this program that they came up with awarded points to employees for good work.
The cost of the program a reported quarter of a million dollars so she's.
Is really good with numbers so we have him honestly I think we'll Washington combining -- -- speed and it is believed in my prompter at that your Peter.
That's a -- wet and it's clear that -- -- -- -- around -- thinks that's the hell I'm not.
But Martha as you said the program called hats off the GSA spent a quarter of a million dollars on it and it basically gave its employees the chance to earn points that they are doing well work.
And in those points could be cashed in to earn iPods or -- cards or other electronics and even though the GSA's inspector general tried to kill.
The hats -- program back in 2010 around the same time it started investigating map lavish Las Vegas junket they're public building services commissioner Bob -- Went ahead and set some more money outside for the program.
Transportation committee chairman -- congressman John Mica says we've been trying to get the administrative costs from the agency.
And now we see why they have been stonewalling in the Obama administration says that they're on top.
Of the TSA investigation as well with White House chief of staff Jack Louis thing on Tuesday that the president called for all those responsible to be held fully accountable given that their actions were irresponsible.
An entirely inconsistent.
With the expectations that he had set as president to GSA administrator Martha Johnson resigned over this book before she did.
She fired back commissioner Bob -- Martha so when we expect they're gonna hear more more details on all of this sap -- the GSA.
There's going to be hearing on the hill on April 19 and we're gonna hear from some of these folks but ahead of that hearing we've been digging around and we've learned more about that public building services commissioner Bob knight's tenure.
At GSA and it -- not be directly related but when he took over 2009 the commissioner's budget.
Was 3.2 five million dollars a year later it was more than double that six point 94 million dollars and then last year it was up to nine point 16 million dollars and commissioner packed.
During that Las Vegas Strip public -- -- thousand dollar party.
In his suite but again he has been fired.
So the party's over the things we -- that I can get it thanks a lot here Peter do you see that next out -- not a wetsuit -- from my you know with.
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