GSA Official Excused From Hearing, Told To Hire Atty

Law360, New York (April 17, 2012, 7:29 PM EDT) -- In the second day of hearings on the spending scandal at the U.S. General Services Administration on Tuesday, an event planner was excused from testifying and told to hire an attorney, following the path of embattled executive Jeff Neely, who invoked his Fifth Amendment right to stay silent Monday.

Lisa Daniels, event planner for the GSA's Public Buildings Service, told the House Transportation Subcommittee on Economic Development, Public Buildings and Emergency Management that she did not prepare testimony because she was placed on administrative leave last...
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