Akard's resignation also comes just two days after Democrats issued subpoenas for several of Secretary of State Mike Pompeo's top aides to answer questions about the shakeup in the watchdog's office.
By Matthew Lee, Associated Press
The Senate has confirmed a new inspector general to oversee money distributed as part of the $2 trillion economic rescue law. The move puts at least one watchdog in place as oversight of the money has lagged.
By Mary Clare Jalonick, Associated Press
In firing one inspector general, sidelining another and assailing a third, President Donald Trump in recent days has put his aversion to agents of federal accountability on stark display in a country consumed by the coronavirus.
By Hope Yen, Calvin Woodward, Associated Press
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