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After the GSA is luxurious Vegas trip you won't believe this video.
Senator Harry Reid on video in 2009 encouraging government workers to come to Las Vegas.
President's chief of staff wrote me a letter and said.
Federal employee should be able to go anyplace that they want to go commuters should be no red line to keep from going to Florida -- to Las Vegas -- Reno.
President Obama has taken some flak as a result -- saying well why did he do this he didn't do it started the Bush Administration -- did.
They sent two letters of direction -- don't go to Nevada.
So what I did it percent of copy of the president's chief of staff -- -- -- letter -- every government agency.
Can Washington they -- know now very clearly that must face Serena or armaments not offer much.
So I was majority leader Harry Reid talking about senator John -- -- joins -- -- thanks for having me and that will videos on Greta wire that comment and I realize that what senator Harry Reid was trying to do is trying to drum up business business for his own state.
And the Bush Administration had put off go off limits the government trips to Nevada and Florida because it's not seen -- vacation.
But that was him back for -- senator Reid I'm curious sound.
-- -- you have to meet.
Well it just seems what American taxpayers need is value for their money and clearly they're not getting it when you look at this and I think Greta this is just the tip of the iceberg.
We're looking at arrogance.
Were also looking at abuse of power and in what I hear I was at -- and hearings today.
American people deserve -- ought to be demanding accountability for the way their tax dollars are spent in this guy Jeff -- -- and you take a look.
He is still getting paid tonight -- he is still on the tax Payer.
And that this shows how very difficult it is to remove.
Long term career government employees it's more likely that they actually die on the job -- get remove.
Can show you change sending you all got -- -- -- -- at the house of the senate that had the crunch that -- mean you could change it.
We're gonna work on change and unity between the question is why he's still getting paid to do you really need to GSA.
I tell you what would disturb me and I hear your first year senator so -- government had -- I'm not including this one.
But senator boxer said.
-- the GSA.
Has a history.
Of misconduct dating back decades under Republican and democratic administrations.
When I heard her say that I said if there's day could history and it goes back decades.
What in the world where you all thinking as this was going on history and decades means all these senators have been up there -- long time not -- but.
He -- know about this apparently.
Well as the GSA Cayman a place under Harry Truman and the scandal started under Jimmy Carter has been both administration -- different parties.
That's why I get to the question what is the role and the size and scope of government and do we really needed GSA because.
If you can find the service in -- in the yellow pages of the phone book should the government be providing that service right.
But but my my thought is is it is it is that this and the members of the senate and the house should be -- should be monitoring this -- if we don't even GSA.
Get rid of it give Jeff but it really shouldn't be paid to stop pain and change the rules if it's if there's a culture of corruption ferret it out if we need more inspector -- get them.
And -- one thing that we know senate that Barbara -- has this been going on for decades if there's a history.
There apparently is is knowledge that this is going on I Capitol Hill it's bad enough we're getting.
Cheated by GSA but.
-- not sopranos look at the other -- there.
It what you want accountability one oversight you want prosecution criminal prosecution what people lose their jobs who have done this in the sort of behavior wanted to make sure that the big.
Money is paid back all of those things need -- happen.
And always people need to meet one of the video conference.
And plus they have a hundred interns and they took them to to Palm Springs for 150000.
We went to and I don't know that I rented a hotel -- Unisys that they can get real laugh to think you can relaxing get really unification.
And I still don't know arena medication is that -- but he gets out of the hotel the dealer web.
Really -- to Hawaii.
For ribbon cutting the took an hour and stayed nine days and how is this in anything good or else happening is Key -- -- -- that was going on which there's so many.
Many levels of where people are just looking the other question is sure what -- a co chairman -- me and he ought to stop it absolutely I mean even even in the in the president when recognizes armed robbery.
I mean I say give them we can't just look the other way -- in a very good GSA -- can't -- they would certainly someone must've thought it was bad.
They may very well whistle blowers are coming forward but there's even a video that they paid all this money to play the video of government workers say how they're wasting money and there's not going to be any investigation into -- well I can assure them the investigations are gonna continue -- visit with the inspector general today and he said every time he turns over Iraq defining fifty more ugly things this I believe Greta is just the tip of the iceberg.
But I do want to get to the -- I do hope it changes Johnson -- because we desperately that we -- but -- -- no -- -- the American people need and -- value for the money and they're just not -- and I might -- that while other spending 800000 dollars -- a party -- -- at Vegas is that we -- communities about whether we have to cut teachers -- firefighters or our first responders we're worried about that while there will open it -- on the dollar -- And the reason says -- thanks for have.
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