Following revelations on Capitol Hill that Palestinian Authority President Mahmoud Abbas has been stashing millions of dollars in U.S. aid money in a secret bank account, the State Department reaffirmed its commitment to providing the PA with around $600 million in taxpayer money.
The General Services Administration’s penchant for luxury hotels and lax rules on spending was evident long before its $800,000 Las Vegas soiree.
President Obama has already eclipsed George W. Bush’s taxpayer-subsidized reelection travel costs, and there are still nearly 200 days of campaigning to go.
Obama has already made more campaign stops in 2012 than President Bush made in the first six months of 2004.
General Services Administration officials created fake awards to justify spending taxpayer dollars on lavish dinner ceremonies.