Monday, June 15, 2009
Obama fires an Inspector General - breaking a law he voted for while senator
The curious firing of Gerald Walpin gets … curiouser
posted at 3:15 pm on June 15, 2009 by Ed Morrissey
Senator Charles Grassley has demanded records from the Obama administration over the dismissal of the Inspector General for Americorps and raises the possibility that Barack Obama broke a law he co-sponsored in the Senate that protects the independence of the IGs. The firing comes as the Obama administration cut a sweetheart deal with a major Obama backer that allows him to receive federal funding as mayor of Sacramento, and fails to repay taxpayers for the money Kevin Johnson admittedly took illegally.
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Glenn Beck suggested that a Pulitzer Prize could be won if someone at the New York Times would actually cover this story.