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Mon Apr 2, 2012, 10:00 PM

 

GSA head resigns over "wasteful" Las Vegas seminar [View all]

Source: CNN

(CNN) -- The head of the General Services Administration resigned Monday after a scathing report that called government spending on a training seminar in Las Vegas "excessive, wasteful, and in some cases impermissible."

The White House put out a statement that President Barack Obama was "outraged" when he found out about the spending.

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A GSA Inspector General's report on the 2010 GSA "Western Regions" training conference in Las Vegas shows the government spent more than $822,000 for the 300 attendees, including $75,000 on team building exercises, $6,000 on commemorative coins and $6,000 on canteens, keychains and T-shirts.

Read more: http://www.cnn.com/2012/04/02/politics/gsa-head-resigns/index.html?iref=allsearch

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