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Lawmakers welcome new DOD audit, but say it 'will not be pretty'

January 10, 2018 |
Tony Bertuca
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Members of the House Armed Services Committee today praised Pentagon Comptroller David Norquist for embarking on the first-ever full audit of the Defense Department, but acknowledged the task could take years. "It is likely that the result of the first audit will not be pretty, but those results will help direct us all -- Congress and the department -- on where we need to apply our efforts to improve," committee Chairman Mac Thornberry (R-TX) said during a hearing. Thornberry, whose...

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