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Topic - Pete Sepp
The 2007-09 recession was caused in part by a real estate bubble. Now it looks like the federal government is dealing with a bubble of its own.
President Obama often rails against "perpetual campaigns" in politics, but the White House is increasingly waging a partisan-edged campaign funded by taxpayers through a flood of daily emails to the public in support of his agenda.
Amtrak spent tens of thousands of dollars on hotel rooms and meals for 10 employees attending classes for train directors in Chicago — despite the fact each of the employees already lived and worked in the Chicago area.
Federal officials failed to keep track of how they doled out millions of dollars in transit benefits paid for Washington-area Pentagon employees to get to and from work, resulting in overpayments, double dipping and questionable public transit fares, a recent Pentagon review has found.
"Postal customers have every right to ask if they're getting a full-time employee who can devote the time to help keep Postal Services from crumbling even further," said Pete Sepp, vice president of policy for the nonpartisan National Taxpayers Union, which monitors spending of the government and spinoff agencies such as the Postal Service.
"Obviously, we're dealing with a very talented individual, but I would be hard-pressed to think of any other examples of this at the federal level," Mr. Sepp said.