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Congressman Jason -- -- a member of the house oversight committee who was that today's hearing congressman thanks for joining us and thank you.
It's got to be awfully frustrating to drag these government employees up.
Before your committee and then have them not tot he already admitted he's guilty and yet he will not talk to you about.
What the problems war and how this might not be repeated at some point during the future.
Well as my colleague get -- -- out of South Carolina pointed out this gentleman has had pled guilty has a reduction in his sentence because he says he's cooperating with the federal officials and yet he comes before the United States congress pleads the fifth that won't tell us the word.
And what's so it just just.
Pound right wrong and frustrating about this is it went on for years and years Trace.
He's making over 200000.
Dollars a year and -- -- when Gina McCarthy whose responsibility was to supervise this person found out about it do you think he got fired.
He didn't he got to retire a second time and -- of calling for the rest of his life that taxpayers will pay his benefits.
And any that was paid for nineteen months after he retired but here's the frustrating thing from the outside looking -- and you get a lot of mail about this people are just thinking how gullible are they over the EPA when you do you believe this guy worked for the CIA for years.
And nobody ever made a phone call to say -- It's just got work for you know.
The inspector general said it's a come one week to figure this out yet under Gina McCarthy supervision it's at well over a year and this guy was.
And he literally it's like rid of that movie you know I catch me if you can you -- He said he had back problems -- rode his bike to work and everybody knew this he said he had to go overseas to London of course and fly first class because of his or back.
And yet we paid as the federal -- they paid their first class ticket a thousand dollar a night hotel rooms he got reimbursed for all of us.
-- -- and I got ten seconds left congressman but it's got to be kind of a frustrating pattern you've got the NSA you've got the EPA you've got the G -- any.
The IRS a lot of agencies have been called before your committee.
For doing a lot of wrong things.
In the Obama administration nobody but nobody ever seems to get fired -- -- -- the IRS slowest learner.
And now mr.
BL at the EPA what does it take to get fired around here.
It's just wrong.
Why now why quit when you can retire and still get paid congressman Jason Jay fits serve good have you join us thank you.
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