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By James A. Lyons Jr.
The president has shifted alliance from friend to enemy
Topic - Leonard Glenn Francis
A manager of a Singapore-based company accused of bilking the U.S. Navy out of millions of dollars pleaded guilty Tuesday in the case.
The House Oversight Committee is looking into Navy contracting practices amid a widening federal probe into a multimillion-dollar bribery scheme involving a Singapore-based defense contractor accused of offering prostitution services and pricey vacations to Navy officers.
The Navy has suspended two admirals in a broadening bribery scandal that already has ensnared three senior naval officials.
Cmdr. Michael Vannak Khem Misiewicz, a high-profile U.S. Navy commanding officer, was arrested on federal bribery charged, accused of trading classified information for Lady Gaga concert tickets and prostitutes.
He said that, since 2009, Navy has suspended 252 contractors and prohibited another 400 from doing business with the Navy.