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Greta there are 73 inspectors general across the federal government of which -- of those positions are currently vacant.
-- a presidential appointees and that was the subject of a hearing on Capitol Hill earlier today personally I am most concerned.
The administration is not -- anyone served.
State Department -- lead.
The position as important as me I -- the State Department opened for three and a half years.
Is is not a sign that's responsible move by the administration folks can you imagine what it's like out there when there's nobody minding the store.
Some plans not work him.
So what should the American people care well consider this had there not been an idea to GSA which might never known about the scandal in Las Vegas.
Now chairman of the house oversight and Government Reform Committee -- ice once you.
Well in some cases they are and this is one of the challenges administrations cannot should not be able to pick and choose.
Which ones are still are not filled because of political agenda and we've certainly seen that when this administration I'm not to let any previous administration off.
I think the important thing is we need to find reforms that guarantee both.
An initial IG and a line of succession so that never again will we have simply an -- -- Had a comparable number of vacancies in the Bush Administration it's not unique to this administration.
I and I said I think part of it is these are hard job sometimes to bill.
I think we in congress -- -- are overblown rhetoric about federal employment and the value of public service and make them less desirable.
And is not comparable to what you -- have the private sector with comparable still set and I think the senate confirmation process has become so bogged down.
So complicated so burdensome.
That some people just give house.
To see that there's no inspector general for four years in the Department of State -- mammoth programs.
I saw some of the waste.
And incredible spending when -- visited Afghanistan.
Last year and I'm wondering who you who.
Is responsible for not having someone responsible.
That kind of outrageous -- Spending on overseas aid programs that.
Is going on Czech president Obama's showing that he doesn't want any internal people looking around and doesn't -- -- internal auditor.
Best way to avoid in any confrontation within his own agencies just on employee in internal auditor just don't have an inspector general.
You won't have any problems that seems to be the attitude.
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