Articles Tagged 'GSA'
Trump downplays GSA move to ascertain Biden as ‘apparent winner’
President Trump took to Twitter late Monday to respond to those who see the General Services Administration’s decision to make federal resources available to Joe… READ MORE
Biden transition team threatens legal action if GSA doesn’t deem him ‘president-elect’
President Trump’s campaign isn’t the only team mulling legal challenges over last week’s election as a crucial federal agency blocks presumptive President-elect Joe Biden’s transition… READ MORE
House Dems say Trump will be in breach of contract over hotel
President-elect Donald Trump will be in breach of contract with the General Services Administration (GSA) over his Washington hotel when he takes office, Democratic lawmakers… READ MORE
Key figure in lavish Vegas junket leaves GSA
By Jim McElhatton-The Washington Times
Jeffrey Neely, the central figure in a lavish taxpayer-funded Las Vegas convention that saw magic acts and federal workers sipping martinis on a red carpet, has left the General Services Administration (GSA).
The departure comes as scrutiny on the 2010 conference intensifies and weeks after Mr. Neely, a GSA regional commissioner, refused to testify before… READ MORE
“Fraud, waste, corruption:” Congress decries GSA culture
By Larry Margasak,Â The Associated Press
The main figure in aÂ General Services AdministrationÂ spending scandal took trips toÂ Hawaii,Â Napa ValleyÂ and theÂ South PacificÂ islands, all after the agency’s inspector general warned top officials about the excesses.
A timeline released by theÂ House Transportation and Infrastructure CommitteeÂ on Tuesday shows that GSA executive Jeffrey Neely took five trips… READ MORE
GSA Exec Asserts Right to Remain Silent
ByÂ SP / LARRY MARGASAK
(WASHINGTON) â€” The General Services Administration investigator who revealed a wild agency spending spree said Monday he’s investigating possible bribery and kickbacks, and has already recommended criminal charges to the Justice Department. The key figure in the scandal invoked his right to remain silent at the House hearing.
Inspector General Brian Miller made clear that… READ MORE
Eighth GSA employee placed on leave in scandal
WASHINGTON (AP) â€” The General Services administration has placed an eighth employee on administrative leave following a scandal involving an $823,000 conference in 2010 at a luxury resort in Las Vegas.
The nation’s landlord for federal buildings, GSA took the action Monday as three congressional committees geared up for hearings beginning next week.
The latest official placed on leave was… READ MORE
GSA chief gone, but fallout continues in wake of lavish convention expense
ByÂ Paul Courson
, CNN Washington (CNN)
Â — A day after the head of the General Services Administration resigned because of a procurement scandal at the federal agency, officials vowed Tuesday to implement spending reforms and disciplinary action she announced on the way out the door.
A letter Monday from now-former GSA Administrator Martha Johnson agreed with the recommendations… READ MORE