Key GSA Exec Takes The Fifth In Vegas Party Probe

Law360, New York (April 16, 2012, 7:48 PM EDT) -- Jeff Neely, the embattled U.S. General Services Administration official whose Las Vegas conference spending sparked congressional inquiries and a criminal investigation, invoked the Fifth Amendment and refused to answer lawmakers' questions during a Monday hearing.

Republicans and Democrats alike blasted the GSA for spending $830,000 to host a 2010 training conference for 300 western region employees during a House Oversight Committee hearing. Lawmakers heard apologies from former GSA Administrator Martha Johnson, who resigned on the same day the scandal was made public, recommendations from the agency...
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