General Services Administration

  • April 19, 2012  

    A General Services Administration Inspector General report spurred an uproar in Congress when it detailed spending on an $823,000 conference in Las Vegas that included a mind reader, a clown and a $31,000 reception. Kwame Holman updates the GSA spending scandal amid an ongoing investigation and multiple congressional hearings. Continue reading

  • April 16, 2012  

    In other news Monday, an advance team of six U.N. observers arrived in Syria overnight to monitor a fading cease-fire. The Syrian army shelled several districts in Homs and at least 14 were killed in blasts, according to activists. Also, the man accused in last July’s attacks in Norway pleaded not guilty. Continue reading

  • June 20, 2006  

    As part of the wider Jack Abramoff lobbying probe, former chief procurement officer David Safavian was found guilty of one count of obstructing justice and three counts of lying or concealing information from investigators. A reporter covering the trial explains today’s events. Continue reading