Bloomberg: GAO, GSA Inspector General Open Probes Into Trump Hotel Lease


Two federal watchdog agencies are taking an active look at the controversial General Services Administration lease for the Trump International Hotel in Washington, Bloomberg BNA has learned.

Both the Government Accountability Office and GSA’s Office of Inspector General have opened probes into the lease, officials with both groups confirmed.


Shaub, now the senior director of ethics for the nonpartisan Campaign Legal Center, told Bloomberg BNA that it was difficult to know, with so few details readily available from the watchdog agencies, which direction either investigation might take.

With that said, the investigations by the GAO and GSA Inspector General are “very interesting news,” Shaub said. “At least there’s a glimmer of hope that someone is looking into this.”

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