Thursday, April 5, 2012
Video shows federal officials joking about cost of lavish conference
In the lyrics, the employee sings: "Donate my vacation, love to the nation, I'll never be under OIG investigation."
"The hotel would like to talk to you about paying for the party that was held in the commissioner's suite last night," he said, to uproarious laughter from the crowd.
This and other parties, the report said, did not "fit any legal authority for GSA to spend funds on food."
The spending habits of the GSA and its subsidiary buildings service have attracted widespread attention in Washington.
Rep. Jeff Denham, R-Calif., accused the administration of treating "hardworking taxpayer dollars like their own private slush fund."