The General Services Administration has recently come under fire for its lavish and reckless spending of taxpayer dollars at a 2010 conference.

https://twitter.com/#!/jamiedupree/status/191928192922157056

https://twitter.com/#!/jamiedupree/status/191928548167131137

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https://twitter.com/#!/jamiedupree/status/191932438019194880

https://twitter.com/#!/jamiedupree/status/191934394427117569

The real investigation begins this afternoon with the first of three congressional committee hearings. The scope of the investigation will move beyond the conference, though, and will extend into the GSA’s general spending practices.

You can view the proceedings here: panel 1, part 1; panel 1, part 2; panel 2

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Oh, and here’s a special little glimpse into what Jeff Neely, GSA regional commissioner, was up to in 2009:

https://twitter.com/#!/jaketapper/status/191940929924509696

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As expected, Jeff Neely invoked his 5th Amendment rights:

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