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Arrived our next guest says the White House was informed of all of that is one year ago.
And top GSA officials tried to sweep it under the -- joining us congressman John Mica chairman of the house transportation and infrastructure committee.
Which has oversight over GSA good to have you as mister chairman.
Up and let let's start with the White House and wanted new.
You're absolutely convinced that they knew what was going on -- GSA a year ago.
The this conference took place where -- outrageous spending -- on.
In October of ten.
And then November the whistle blower actually work for our committee before Susan Brennan.
Notified and blows the whistle blower for.
The inspector general and then they they did a pretty thorough review and reported in May have the next year some -- six.
And then in June of the White House was informed then we have other records of the meeting with.
White House that counsel so GSA inform the White House that.
And ever since that tell -- take -- -- weeks ago analyst blew up it's.
You know they did everything they could to sweep it under the carpet.
Congress -- let me ask you this because it's I think it's a question on the minds of nearly everyone following this scandal and that is it occurred as you -- in 2010.
And inspector general.
Did a careful investigation.
You carrying out your responsibilities of oversight.
The administration -- literally nothing.
Why is that.
It you know I think that they did want this to come out and on thank you of course it's very embarrassing for them and actually that again our former staff first is -- -- she warn them again after he'd gone on this spending and outrageous Rampage.
As she warned.
Everyone again and then she she was very -- she went back to the inspector general when he planned a seventy.
Day South Pacific vacation.
And he behind the counter that that he being -- -- Nearly nearly got you know it's theories that all of this it's brought to everyone's attention they do nothing.
She said this as the stop and they they overrode her and then he went ahead then they approved it not only that they -- on -- -- other extravagant trip.
I at this point inspector general.
Brian Miller is is referring for criminal prosecution a number of individuals -- this.
In this scandal there's there's much more to come and give us some sense of what is to count.
Well again I have been briefed on some of that depositions from some of the people who were involved and I can tell you of this is that.
It's not going to be pretty and when more victims out some of the scandal is.
It's it's evening and I make some of the Secret Service activities looked pale.
You with that.
You know I have to ask you refer can you give us any greater detail.
Not not at this point but again there are.
-- by the inspector.
And going after and holding these people accountable -- just abused.
Their public debt position and responsibility.
And at the same time you.
Senator Harry Reid is saying as you.
Tell us tonight this is going to get far worse.
And perhaps it closely.
It's unimaginable to me but.
A clips -- well when even the Secret Service prostitution scandal.
-- you've got Harry Reid.
That you senate majority leader saying that you should get a life and focus on the transportation.
Legislation and about this investigation presume.
Well I'll be happy -- since we -- them -- -- yesterday and transportation -- I'm happy.
And I think that's unfounded you know this is an against Las Vegas is a venue I'm here close to Disney World.
We can have conferences and Disney World.
In Las Vegas and others settings but.
Sees that this is an outrageous abuse of public funds that's what that -- here so.
He can attack we you know why I went after his 3700.
Dollar a dollar.
Per ticket subsidy and one against him on the whole senate tried to and -- not happy about it.
I'm not doing this four Harry Reid to I'm I'm curious for that taxpayers -- -- in my position as the responsible.
As you should end as we all appreciate.
Our congressman John Mica thanks for being with us we -- to be way to thank.
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