Did You Know...

   

Acting GSA administrator: Apologies for the wasted money

Share
By Doug Powers  •  April 10, 2012 04:16 PM

**Written by Doug Powers

When I heard there was a new GSA video coming out, I was looking forward to seeing more wacky taxpayer-funded shenanigans from Sin City, but it was not to be.

In the universe of things that warrant a detailed explanation to taxpayers, the $800,000-plus bureaucrats gone wild junket in Las Vegas isn’t anywhere near the top of the list, but they started there anyway:

Acting General Services Administration administrator Dan Tangherlini tried to rally his beleaguered agency Tuesday in a video message that acknowledged the agency’s significant missteps and asked employees to focus on the future.

“There were violations in travel rules, acquisition rules and good conduct,” said Tangherlini about reports of an $800,000 Vegas conference that cost the top three GSA administrators their jobs last week. “Just as importantly, those responsible violated rules of common sense, the spirit of public service, and the trust that America’s taxpayers have placed in all of us.”

“I speak for the overwhelming majority of GSA staff when I say we are shocked and deeply disappointed by these indefensible actions,” said Tangherlini. “We’ve take a number of steps to ensure that future misconduct doesn’t occur,” said Tangherlini, announcing that the agency’s “Hats Off” awards program has been shuttered due to more reports of abuse.

It’s a shame Tangherlini didn’t make the Angry Office Clown personally deliver this address. Too much to hope for I guess:

**Written by Doug Powers

Twitter @ThePowersThatBe

blog comments powered by Disqus

Obama admin: Honor the spirit of Independence Day by convincing your family this gov’t mandate is awesome

July 3, 2015 06:55 AM by Doug Powers

founders

“We hold these mandates to be self-evident”

Activist worlds collide: Anti-cop demonstrator protected by police

July 2, 2015 07:38 PM by Doug Powers

murdock1

“Irony can be pretty ironic sometimes”

Feel the Bern, Hillary! Packed house in Madison, WI cheers Bernie Sanders’ plan to turn US into Greece

July 1, 2015 09:19 PM by Doug Powers

sanders

Socialist-mentum!

Fanning the flames of another black church arson hoax

July 1, 2015 08:06 AM by Michelle Malkin

State Dept’s dump of Hillary’s emails re-confirms what we already knew: David Axelrod’s a liar

June 30, 2015 10:53 PM by Doug Powers

axelrod

Hillary’s going long on red herring futures


Categories: 2016 Campaign, Corruption, Democrats, Hillary Clinton

Follow me on Twitter Follow me on Facebook