Martha Johnson, head of the General Services Administration, resigned and two of her deputies were fired after revelations of extravagant expenses for a GSA convention. GSA is responsible for ensuring the integrity of billions in federal purchases. Congressional inquiries are likely to follow.
|By: David Dayen Tuesday April 3, 2012 7:30 am|
|By: Peterr Saturday January 9, 2010 9:00 am|
Martha Johnson’s nomination to head up the General Services Administration has been waiting for a Senate vote since June. Meanwhile, the acting administrator has tired of being away from his family in Denver, and the agency chief of staff has tired of waiting for a new boss to arrive.
There’s a price to be paid when an administration doesn’t push to get its nominees confirmed — and the price is only going to go up.