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Exclusive: Gov´t probes
possible USAID bid rigs

Associated Press, by Larry Margasak

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Posted By:BuckeyeRon, 1/24/2013 4:53:57 PM

Washington - The Justice Department is conducting a criminal investigation into possible contract rigging by the general counsel at the government agency that distributes foreign aid, documents obtained by The Associated Press show. Memos from the inspector general of the U.S. Agency for International Development also reveal that the IG is investigating whether Deputy Administrator Donald Steinberg tried to interfere with the internal investigation. (Snip) The original investigation focused on whether Lisa Gomer, USAID general counsel, may have "wired" a contract last May so the winner of the solicitation would be the agency´s retiring chief financial officer, David Ostermeyer.

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Reply 1 - Posted by: LanieLou, 1/24/2013 5:19:20 PM     (No. 9137294)

I hope Issa looks into the funding for USAID. This is the group funding Obama´s NWO projects, here and around the world. For details, see the Presidents Global Development Council´s website.

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Reply 2 - Posted by: lakerman1, 1/24/2013 5:50:53 PM     (No. 9137370)

I have had friends from graduate school who worked for AID, and it is a cesspool of external corruption. Money goes to bogus foreign projects, academic grants, foreign dictators.
The best thing a real president could do would be to just shut down AID. They have way more money than brains.

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Reply 3 - Posted by: JimS, 1/24/2013 5:59:56 PM     (No. 9137394)

How can this have gotten past our vigilant press, who spares no effort to root out corruption?
Remember the hammer job they did on Dick Cheney over Halliburton?
Or the hammer job on Sarah Palin´s expenses as governor of Alaska?

Apparently, thievery, corruption, deceit, and dishonesty are normal and accepted practices for Dems, but any slight malfeasance by a Republican (Sen Thad Stevens?) is a hanging offense.

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Reply 4 - Posted by: nonsense, 1/24/2013 6:06:04 PM     (No. 9137404)

Oh, just pass the funds along. Doesn´t that new Organizing America for Obama Action need start-up money?

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