Millions earmarked for public health emergencies were used to pay for unrelated projects, says inspector general

January 27, 2021 ☼ gopdemstrumpobamapandemic

Source: The Washington Post

Link: Millions earmarked for public health emergencies were used to pay for unrelated projects, says inspector general

The unidentified whistleblower alleged that officials in the Office of the Assistant Secretary for Preparedness and Response at HHS, which oversaw the biomedical agency, wrongly dipped into the money set aside by Congress for development of lifesaving medicines, beginning in fiscal year 2010 and continuing through at least fiscal year 2019, spanning both the Obama and Trump administrations.

Shows that lax record keeping and oversight is endemic to both parties, but I think the GOP is more susceptible since they have this anti-government streak.