Department of Rumsfeld

Thursday, March 28, 2002

Where's the money trail. Donald?
During Defense Secretary Donald Rumsfeld's January confirmation hearings, Senator Byrd said, "I seriously question an increase in the Pentagon budget in the face of the department's recent inspector general's report. How can we seriously consider a $50 billion increase in the Defense Department budget when DoD's own auditors...say the department cannot account for $2.3 trillion transactions in one year alone?