State Department Hired Corrupt Contractor To Build U.S. Embassy In Iraq
Did you know that we need a lavish $592-million embassy in Iraq. The embassy complex will have a staff of 1,000 people and operating costs will total $1.2 billion a year. We need this so it should be well built, right?
"Today, House Oversight Committee Chairman Henry Waxman (D-CA) wrote to Secretary of State Condoleezza Rice and raised concerns about the “substandard work” done by the prime contractor, First Kuwaiti General Trading & Contracting Company.Waxman’s investigation has uncovered not only poor workmanship — widespread defects in fire detection systems and electrical wiring"
Incompetence, corruption and war profiteering... the legacy of the Bush Administration.