NewsMaxBy Paul Scicchitano and Kathleen Walter
Insisting that the General Services Administrationâ€™s bureaucrats-gone-wild party in Las Vegas may be the â€œtip of the iceberg,â€ Rep. John Mica tells Newsmax.TV that wasteful practices by the agency could top billions when all is said and done.
â€œIt has to be the poster child for bad management,â€ declared Mica in an exclusive interview after emerging from Wednesdayâ€™s hearing on the embattled agency by the House Transportation & Infrastructure Committee, which is chaired by the Florida Republican.
â€œThey had one individual, he made about $85,000 in his base pay; got $115,000 in overtime. This is incredible,â€ observed Mica. â€œBusiness would go bankrupt if they operated on that basis. But these folks have been on a steady regimen of using up taxpayer money, eating up public funds and not being responsible â€” and then stonewalling Congress, and then giving different answers.â€
Read more on Newsmax.com: Mica to Newsmax: 'Multi-Billion Dollar Waste' at GSA http://www.newsmax.com/Newsfront/mica-gsa-waste-raises/2012/08/01/id/447310