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Senators: GAO should investigate DOD

By CHARLES HOSKINSON | 5/16/11 8:16 AM EDT

A bipartisan group of senators are questioning whether the Pentagon will meet a 2017 deadline for the first complete audit of its finances, and are calling for a Government Accountability Office investigation.

In a statement that will be released later Monday, Sens. Tom Carper (D-Del.), Scott Brown (R- Mass), John McCain (R-Ariz), Claire McCaskill (D-Mo) and Tom Coburn (R-Okla), said the latest Financial Improvement and Audit Readiness status report from the Pentagon raised concerns that the deadline set in a 1990 law won’t be met, despite the plan it lays out to comply.

See the entire story at Politico

May 16, 2011 - Posted by | Department of Defense | , , ,

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