Justice Denied: Waste and Mismanagement at the Department of Justice

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Document Date
2008-10-29
Report Length
86 pages
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Additional, Minority, Dissenting Views
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Brief Executive Summary
Senator Tom Coburn investigated numerous instance in which millions of dollars were thrown at duplicative programs that were marred by waste, abuse, and lack of accountability. The report uncovers examples of inefficient spending and waste that further validate its stance such as the DOJ illegally allowing grantees access to more than $500 million, collaborating and funding Muslim Brotherhood U.S affiliates and other entities with ties to terrorism, and finally spending millions on preventative grants whose outcome is unclear due to the lack of data and measurements.
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Senate Committee on Homeland Security and Governmental Affairs, Subcommittee on Federal Financial Management, Government Information, and International Security, hearing on "Round Two: Federal Agencies and Conference Spending," 109th Cong., S.Hrg. 109-926, (2006, September 14)
Senate Committee on Homeland Security and Governmental Affairs, hearing on "The Roots of Violent Islamist Extremism and Efforts to Counter It," 110th Cong., S.Hrg. 110-942, (2008, July 10)
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