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By John R. Bolton
The president fiddles at his domestic altar while the world burns
Independent voices from the The Washington Times Communities
Topic - Union Station Redevelopment Corp.
Millions of people each year make the trek to the District to see its monuments and museums. But some of the most iconic sites and vistas in the nation's capital currently don't look like they do in photographs and films.
Union Station's leaseholders have agreed to pay the District $7.5 million in taxes dating to 2008 to settle a dispute over the amounts owed to the government.
Two members of Congress have asked the Transportation Department for "the first full federal audit" of the organization that manages Union Station, as major redevelopment at the historical site gets under way.