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Thousand dollars worth of drum sticks we -- conference after conference is 35.
Thousand dollars and picture frames for 77 more conferences around the nation and a 104000.
Consulting on a one day conference why -- these agencies ignoring.
The president of the United States all of that his disturbing.
House Republican slamming the General Services Administration ever their pricey junkets on the taxpayer's dime.
And get this right now the GSA is holding a conference at the opryland resort in Nashville you know talk about -- timing.
My next guests on the panel probing these pricey -- allows.
And also a huge bonuses paid -- -- workers California.
I'm looking congressman just -- and joins me now first of the bonuses sir how much were they -- TSA workers.
About 44 million and we originally asked for -- -- and they came back with about ten million dollars.
We went out investigated and found out there was about 34 million in additional bonuses coming out of several different pots of money.
All right so basically one out of every ten bucks that the entire federal government gives them bonuses those two.
GSA workers and surge you think visiting overseas the government's real estate I don't get at this seems to -- of.
Job you do on auto pilot.
Absolutely I mean everything from planning these conferences where they're hiring outside agencies to.
You know -- private -- as they could actually be selling these properties or.
Liquidating more leasing them out -- then then GSA doesn't sell.
All right so any one thing that just came out to.
Was you know the -- Citi know what are right we agree that we're gonna cut back from the conference's something like.
You made -- 177.
Conferences -- just eighteen months again.
What narrowing its focus for the -- buildings -- -- -- it.
What you've pointed out to serve that they you know they're gonna knock off the -- -- building exercises.
But they're still doing over the drumming exercise let's take a look at what they're doing.
-- so surveys are just basic better workers than it is today.
Doing what's called a team building exercise part of this cost taxpayers.
Although whole conference was so well over a 100000 dollars -- mean this is one that again it's another party where they gave out a number of different bonuses.
And while it seems comical.
You know when you've got over 8% unemployment across the nation in my district you've got double that people are outraged and it's got to stop.
Yes sir what does -- president say the analysts.
Well the president issued a memo last August you did an executive order he did a separate executive order November the vice president.
Called in every department and the head and said.
All of these need to have a department head sign off -- yet.
They've done 77.
New conference -- and -- And and it -- I'm hang -- just a sign off you know what I say.
Get rid of them how come they're not being fired the people are wasting taxpayer dollars on junkets when this is an agency that has basically overseeing real estate not doing their job a -- real estate at the top of the market costing taxpayers even more.
-- -- -- -- They need to be fired you know under any business -- they have a CEO says.
I here's the directive give make sure that you've got -- offense and they're not listening to that CEO -- be fired so the question is why isn't this president firing people.
When they're not when they're failing to obeying his executive orders.
Yes and a question for the you know we just have a prior segment the president's going on there isn't reelection motives on.
Going a lot of fun race -- -- 120 in the past six months hasn't met with his job council once and all that time.
But there's so many also the TSA can step in a fire these people who -- dictate what they you know basically the arm -- -- say.
Talented knocked off get rid of these people who is -- that the -- they could do the job.
Well dancing really need is the new man in charge he came in six months ago on citi's putting an end all of this and yes.
-- right now in Nashville there's a whole -- conference going on.
Yet it is set opry land we're going to be staying -- that this plan.
Thank you so -- -- time represent Jeff Denham doing lot of legwork on this -- really appreciate it.
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