Government Accountability Office

U.S. Census Bureau director Steven Dillingham testifies before the House Oversight subcommittee on Capitol Hill in Washington.
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AP News
February 12, 2020 - 6:00 pm
With the start of the 2020 census just a month away for most U.S. residents, the U.S. Census Bureau is behind in recruiting workers and establishing partnerships with civic groups, and it is at risk of missing some informational technology testing goals, according to a report released Wednesday...
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The morning sun rises over the White House on March 24, 2019 in Washington, DC.
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AP News
January 16, 2020 - 10:33 am
The White House violated federal law in withholding security assistance to Ukraine, an action at the center of President Donald Trump's impeachment, a federal watchdog agency said Thursday.
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FILE - In this Nov. 22, 2018 photo, a U.S. Coast Guard patrol boat passes President Donald Trump's Mar-a-Lago estate in Palm Beach, Fla.
AP Photo/J. David Ake
February 05, 2019 - 8:19 pm
NEW YORK (AP) — President Donald Trump's four trips to his Mar-a-Lago resort in early 2017 cost taxpayers nearly $14 million, a watchdog report Tuesday said. The Government Accountability Office said travel and accommodations, Secret Service expenses, deployment of bomb-sniffing dogs and other...
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Evan Vucci/AP Photo
October 24, 2018 - 12:35 pm
WASHINGTON (AP) — Federal immigration and health officials were blindsided by President Donald Trump's "zero tolerance" policy on migrants crossing the southwest border, triggering a cascade of problems as agencies struggled with the fallout from family separations, congressional investigators said...
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In this June 28, 2018, file photo, Sen. Ron Wyden, D-Ore., ranking member of the Senate Finance Committee, speaks during a hearing on the nomination of Charles Rettig for Internal Revenue Service Commissioner on Capitol Hill in Washington.
AP Photo/Jacquelyn Martin, File
October 15, 2018 - 12:49 pm
By Ricardo Alonso-Zaldivar, Associated Press WASHINGTON (AP) — Low-income people in states that haven't expanded Medicaid are much more likely to forgo needed medical care than the poor in other states, according to a government report released Monday amid election debates from Georgia to Utah over...
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Dreamstime
Ian Bush
July 09, 2018 - 5:56 pm
PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) — After last month's Supreme Court ruling, which allows states to force online retailers to collect sales tax from shoppers, some states are considering how they might wring more dollar bills out of the decision. Pennsylvania is among those states that have not ruled...
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