Surprised? Yeah, neither are we.
Congress Bickers Over Spending $13 or $14 Billion on Disaster Relief. They Should Spend Closer to $0.
The squabbling over federal disaster assistance reveals the bipartisan nature of wasteful spending.
The Agricultural Research Service announced that it would no longer be using cats for research purposes.
Chalk it up to use-it-or-lose-it spending.
He brought out some fake bills to drive his point home.
$13.6 million might be a drop in the bucket. But this is still incredibly wasteful.
As it turns out, the 3D-printed solution costs 50 cents
That's quite a lot of money to prove your loyalty to a song. And why are we paying to send politicians to football games anyway?
Trump will "now be put to the test," Amash says.
One of his unauthorized trips included a tour of a pineapple plantation with his family.
The Low-Income Housing Tax Credit program is on the receiving end of yet another negative government watchdog report.
The "largest women's empowerment program" was supposed to benefit 75,000 women.
FEMA confirmed the investigation just one day after admitting to leaving nearly a million water bottles for storm victims on an airstrip.
If FEMA's prior record when it comes to disaster response is any indication, the agency is not going to handle this well.
The program's goals might be admirable, but the reality is a whole different story.
Trump says it's D.C. politicians' fault his military parade got postponed. But at least now we can afford more jet fighters!
Which is actually not too bad by Pentagon standards.
Her supervisors have been aware of the problem for a while.
The costs incurred by the Secret Service to protect President Trump's two oldest sons is astounding.
Federal officials are supposed to travel in a cost-efficient way. The former secretary of health and human services rarely did.
The Senate asks the Pentagon's F-35 program to explain its sizable discrepancy in savings estimates.
Hey, big spenders, spend a little...less of our money on yourselves?
Because national defense is our government's top priority, Pentagon spending demands close scrutiny
Republicans took control of Congress in 2010, in part, by promising to kill earmarks. They might lose Congress in 2018 by bringing them back to life.
The former Homeland Security secretary interfered with a state audit of the university's finances.
And another $840,000 subsidizing parking spaces, despite federal rules meant to limit commuting by car as a way to protect the environment.
Bad mandates result in uneaten foods. Schools figure out how to respond.
Here, as usual, the private sector outperforms the public sector.
The federal government spent more than $477 billion on contractors in the last fiscal year, but not all that money is used wisely.
Real scandals: Tom Price charters five flights in a week and Steven Mnuchin wants a military plane for his honeymoon.
A bipartisan group of senators wants an investigation into the government's latest disastrous internet intervention.
Just because Congress can't fix health care doesn't mean it can't be done.
The wasteful, supposedly temporary economic recovery program lives to fight another day
Programs that don't work as intended ought to be cut.
A city's sad foray into the hotel business
The Atwater Bridge was supposed to be a free gift to the city from a philanthropic investor.
The Department of Homeland Security is replacing its laptop ban with more sweeping security measures for all U.S.-bound flights.
The D.C. Metro has perfected the art of replicating the traffic woes above ground in the tunnels below.