MYSTERY DEEPENS: Obama Delaying Appointment of Government Watchdog Positions At Six Agencies... What is Obama Hiding?
A bipartisan group of senators is urging President Obama to quickly fill vacant inspectors general slots at six agencies.
A letter from members of the Homeland Security and Governmental Affairs Committee to Obama says there are vacancies at the Departments of Defense, Homeland Security, Interior, Labor and State, in addition to the Agency for International Development.
“Every year, Inspectors General identify billions of dollars in potential savings, including savings from improved management practices and fines and repayments resulting from investigations,” the letter said. “The value of the Inspectors General goes beyond dollars; these offices also help reveal and prosecute wrongdoing, and promote the integrity of government. They provide invaluable support to Congressional budgeting and oversight work. Inspectors General are an essential component of government oversight.” Read more via The Washington Post...