V.A. WHISTLEBLOWER SAYS DEP’T WASTES $6 BILLION ANNUALLY: The biggest cause, apparently, is abusive use of purchasing cards by VA employees.
[Whistleblower] Frye, deputy assistant secretary for acquisition and logistics, first brought to light problems of abuse back in March. He decided to air the information publicly after his 35-page memorandum to VA Secretary Robert McDonald went completely unanswered.
Of course they did. Congress should clamp down on all purchasing cards.