What Oversight at State ?

Lack of oversight and Inspector General in the State Department. Surprise.

Obama chained State watchdog while Clinton sent emails

By Susan Crabtree | March 10, 2015 | Washington Examiiner

President Obama made sure there was no official watchdog supervising the State Department while Hillary Clinton was secretly sending her emails using a private server.

The president has a duty to appoint independent inspectors general at every federal agency, but Obama left the position vacant at the State Department throughout Clinton’s entire four-year tenure.

The White House has deflected responsibility for more than a week for Clinton’s use of private emails while she was secretary of state.

But Obama bears direct responsibility for a lax ethics environment that may have allowed Clinton to work without any real oversight, government accountability groups say.

“The White House is saying that the State Department has responsibility for making sure their officials and staff follow the law, but the White House is responsible for making sure they have the tools to do that and they fell down on that job in making sure they have the No. 1 tool, and that’s an inspector general,” John Wonderlich, policy director at the Sunlight Foundation, a non-partisan open-government group, told the Washington Examiner.

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Compound that with all the questions regarding the missing 6 billion dollars at State under Hillary’s tenure as Secretary. That has been another question since at least April 2014. Just so happens and all of it purely coincidental. (wink-wink, nod-nod) The second article above reports State went without IG for 5 years, an historical record.

What didn’t they know and when didn’t they know it?

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