Congress Wants An Investigation Of An $8,000 Party For a White House Nominee
Congress wants an investigation of an $8,000 party for a White House nominee
A Congressional committee wants to know why the White House billed the Department of Homeland Security thousands of taxpayer dollars for a party with corporate lobbyists.
The White House held a party in the East Room for Kirstjen Nielsen, its new nominee for secretary of the department, on October 12, and then sent the bill to the agency, as Quartz reported earlier. DHS employees, who were already surprised by Nielsen’s nomination because she’s never run a large organization, were doubly surprised, because the party included a number of lobbyists.
Now the House of Representatives committee on homeland security is …