BOP should have "asked harder questions and probably held the contractor's feet to the fire," said John Malcolm, a senior legal fellow at The Heritage Foundation.
Privately run Texas facility for criminal aliens being mismanaged, wasting taxpayer money →
"BOP should have been more vigilant in its oversight," he said. "I frequently say that people will not do what you expect, they will do what you inspect. And that certainly appears to be the case here."