$6 BILLION missing from State Department

Hillary for prison

Brianna Ehley reports for The Fiscal Times, April 4, 2014, that the State Department has no idea what happened to $6 billion used to pay its contractors, just the latest example of the federal government’s continued struggle with oversight over its outside contractors.

In a special “management alert” made public Thursday, the State Department’s Inspector General Steve Linick warned that “significant financial risk and a lack of internal control at the department has led to billions of unaccounted dollars over the last six years.” The lack of oversight “exposes the department to significant financial risk. It creates conditions conducive to fraud, as corrupt individuals may attempt to conceal evidence of illicit behavior by omitting key documents from the contract file. It impairs the ability of the Department to take effective and timely action to protect its interests, and, in tum, those of taxpayers.”

IG Linick detailed “repeated examples of poor contract file administration,” including:

  • For instance, a recent investigation of the closeout process for contracts supporting the “mission” (war) in Iraq, showed that Auditors couldn’t find 33 of the 115 contract files, totaling about $2.1 billion. Of the remaining 82 files, 48 contained insufficient documents required by federal law.
  • The Bureau of International Narcotics and Law Enforcement issued a $1 billion contract in Afghanistan that was deemed “incomplete.”

The auditor recommended that the State Department establish a centralized system to track, maintain and retain contract files.

The department responded and said it concurred with the recommendations to address the “vulnerability” in its contracting process.

Before Linick took office last fall, the State Department had been without an inspector general position for five years—the longest IG vacancy in the government’s history, as noted in The Washington Post.

Contact your Congress critters and demand that there be a hearing on this fiasco.

Since Hillary Clinton was the Secretary of State and, therefore, the head of the State Department, for 4 of the 6 years, she should be hauled before the hearing to account for the missing $6 billion.

No doubt, just as she did about Benghazi, she’ll once again airily dismiss the missing billions with “What does it matter?”

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~Eowyn

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  1. Reblogged this on CLINGERS… BLOGGING BAD ~ DICK.G: AMERICAN ! and commented:
    GYG!!!!!!!!!!!!!

     
  2. I believe that money has been used to finance Syrian Jihadists who are killing Christians in a horrible way. Also the DOS is the one bringing in thousands upon thousands of so called refugees from a slew of Muslim countries. And believe me, they are NOT Christians. DOS has way too much power and of course it is with the blessing of this divisive mad hatter in Chief.

     
  3. Neither Hillary nor any one in this administration will be held accountable. The sheeple and the SRM will not care either. Sigh, such is the state of our country…

     
    • Air Force Brat

      Pessimism and defeatism enrages me. What a convenient excuse for doing absolutely nothing about anything.

      Too many people across the nation are like three-year-old children, expecting instant gratification and total, overwhelming victory at no cost or risk to themselves whatsoever. At the slightest hint of difficulty or obstacles, they throw up their hands and collapse into a pile of quivering Jell-O.

      True Americans don’t give up at the prospect of obstacles. They go around them, overcome them, or obliterate them.

       
    • You’re correct, it’s too, too true, as the money powers run amok over the Constitution and natural law, while imposing their satanic ‘law & order’ agendas.

       
  4. seems like our country is being run similar to the countries in sub sahara africa steal all the money you can while you can and screw the people

     
  5. Reblogged this on My views on Obama and Islam and commented:
    Ok Hillary was in charge during this period of time. And it looks like Benghazi may not be her only “fabricated” conspiracy! Wanna bet she claims not to know anything about it? She’s a tool like the rest of the politico in charge now.

     
  6. Hey, accountability is “racist”…

     
  7. How do we know it was only 6 million? Small change by the standards of this present adminisration. Solyndra got 7 million to pack up their marbles/toys/tent and run off in to the night.

     
    • It’s $6 Billion, CalGirl!

       
      • WHOA! Just unbelievable! I can not (obviously) wrap my mind around 6 BILLION! Thanks Dr E!

        Nevertheless…how do we know it was ‘only” 6 BILLION? This just “blows my mind” & reminds me of the Nazi’s who said…if you’re going to lie…make it a REALLY BIG ONE….b/c that’s the only one people will accept…the BIG lie…(and, PS…I KNOW that I’m open to flak and hatred b/c I see so many historic parallels betw Obama and the way Hitler/the Nazi’s wormed their way into a very intelligent and energetic population in Europe…..and so sue me…I don’t care…..if the shoe fits….go to a Hollocaust Museum & see the systematic reduction of “rights and freedoms” that the Reich took away from it’s populace…and FIRST from the Jews—like no Jews could have a gun (so what were they gonna do when they came to pile them into extinction-bound trains????)…and you will see the SAME things happening here and now. See also, how they “placated’ the adoring masses…with state health care….state reproductive controlls (so that only white Aryan’s could be born….)…..it’s chilling in how state cotrol incideously crept into being,,,,,NOT JUST FOR THE JEWS….but ALSO for the general “Aryan” POPULACE….and was acceptable, supported, adored….

         
  8. Thank you Dr. Eowyn for this incredible post. And “What does it matter?” Hilary is responsible for this six billion dollar fraud. This is truly unconscionable.

     

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