TV News LIES

Friday, Jan 20th

Last update05:20:13 AM GMT

You are here News Politics Wide-Ranging Ethics Scandal Emerges at Interior Dept.

Wide-Ranging Ethics Scandal Emerges at Interior Dept.

E-mail Print PDF

As Congress prepares to debate expansion of drilling in taxpayer-owned coastal waters, the Interior Department agency that collects oil and gas royalties has been caught up in a wide-ranging ethics scandal — including allegations of financial self-dealing, accepting gifts from energy companies, cocaine use and sexual misconduct.

In three reports delivered to Congress on Wednesday, the department’s inspector general, Earl E. Devaney, found wrongdoing by a dozen current and former employees of the Minerals Management Service, which collects about $10 billion in royalties annually and is one of the government’s largest sources of revenue other than taxes.

“A culture of ethical failure” besets the agency, Mr. Devaney wrote in a cover memo.

The reports portray a dysfunctional organization that has been riddled with conflicts of interest, unprofessional behavior and a free-for-all atmosphere for much of the Bush administration’s watch.

TVNL Comment: We, along with all the other truth organizations, have been saying this and reporting the evidence for almost 8 years!

More...


Most Recent Related Stories...


Trump Sought Military Equipment For Inauguration, Granted 20-Plane Flyover

US miossile launchersPart of being a great president is showing off America’s military strength, according to President-elect Donald...

Trump Plan Would Privatize Public Broadcasting, Kill Arts & Humanities Endowments: Report

Nat'l Endowment for the ArtsDonald Trump is ready to take an ax to government spending.Staffers for the Trump transition team...

Obama commutes 330 drug sentences on last day as president

Obama commutes 330 drug sentencesIn a last major act as president, Barack Obama cut short the sentences of 330 federal...

Trump will carry over more than 50 Obama administration officials

Trump The Trump administration will carry over more than 50 key Obama administration officials after Inauguration Day...
 
America's # 1 Enemy
Tee Shirt
& Help Support TvNewsLIES.org!
TVNL Tee Shirt
 
TVNL TOTE BAG
Conserve our Planet
& Help Support TvNewsLIES.org!
 
Get your 9/11 & Media
Deception Dollars
& Help Support TvNewsLIES.org!
 
The Loaded Deck
The First & the Best!
The Media & Bush Admin Exposed!