McCaskill Urges Army To Hasten Contractor Suspensions

Law360, New York (December 10, 2012, 4:30 PM EST) -- Sen. Claire McCaskill, D-Mo., on Friday reached out to the U.S. Army to express concerns about its growing backlog of contractors being considered for suspension and debarment, saying the Army must move faster to prevent U.S. money from flowing to terrorist organizations in Afghanistan. 

McCaskill's letter to the Army's secretary chief of staff follows a recent report by the Special Inspector General for Afghanistan Reconstruction that found the Army took an average of 323 days to process its debarment referrals. McCaskill and several co-signers in the...
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