Inside the Pentagon - March 8, 2018

Pentagon comptroller: Clean audit could take 10 years

By Tony Bertuca  
March 7, 2018 at 6:18 PM
It could take at least 10 years and billions of dollars for the Defense Department to achieve a clean audit, though the department can begin seeing benefits from the process far sooner, according to Pentagon Comptroller David Norquist. Norquist was pressed for a timeline estimate by Sen. Ron Wyden (D-OR) during a Senate Budget Committee hearing today. "This issue of auditing the Pentagon is the longest running battle since the Trojan War," Wyden said. "I think based on your answer...

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