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White House Transparency Pledge Fails to Account for $1.3 Trillion


Administration's Six-Month Stonewall Continues as Watchdog Seeks to Account for Missing $1.3 Trillion at

WASHINGTON, DC – The House Energy and Commerce Oversight and Investigations Subcommittee recently learned that the Obama administration, despite being required by law, has failed to account for over $1.3 trillion dollars in federal spending. The Federal Funding Accountability and Transparency Act of 2006 requires that the Office of Management and Budget maintain a website – – to provide the American public with information about how their tax dollars are spent.

In a recent exchange on transparency with Rep. Cory Gardner (R-CO), Sunlight Foundation Policy Director John Wonderlich expressed frustration that the Obama administration has stonewalled the watchdog’s efforts over the last six months to account for missing government contract spending at

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