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Not everyone here in Washington is surprised at the ever growing tales of tax dollar abuse.
Coming out of the General Services Administration.
Tonight one -- -- tossed a one government watcher who says.
He saw coming.
A month into the scandal over General Services Administration spending abuses video of employees behaving badly has gone viral that much of the agency's leadership is going home either resigned or placed on leave.
Government watchdog Tom Schatz is saying I told you so.
The GSA scandal is symbolic of the culture of waste in Washington which unfortunately.
Is alive and well.
This shows that the era of big government is far from over.
Bill Clinton declared the era of big government to be over more than sixteen years ago Barack Obama put his vice president in charge of tracking down waste and fraud -- government.
The White House claims billions in savings.
Twenty billion dollars in improper payments and put an end to skyrocketing contract in costs exceeding the president's goal to reduce contract spending.
Billion dollars but at some agencies -- -- spending is still seen as an entitled.
No one sends thirty people -- and spends 50000 dollars to look at a hotel to see if it's adequate.
For subsequent conference the private sector has cut back on travel congress has cut its own budget.
Cut travel across the board 10% -- agencies they have to do more teleconference is that.
I'll slap in the face to wall rank and file federal employees who have taken cuts to their pay and retirement benefits these past several years in the name of deficit reduction.
Congress is predictably outraged and some Republicans -- the blame on the White House the.
President needs to should assert discipline.
Management and direction threw out the executive branch.
And presidents are to be held responsible senator sessions sees a pattern in the GSA in Secret Service prostitution scandals but officials at the White House -- politics.
What they're doing is trying to turn.
These incidents one that still under investigation into -- yeah.
To political advantage and and obviously you recognize that.
-- gives the Obama administration credit for being more transparent about agency spending overall but he says the government.
Is far too big to effectively police its spending.
At least three bills have been introduced in congress to cut federal spending on conferences and off site meetings.
Brett undergo a lot on the north lawn Wendell thank you stocks were mixed today.
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