State Department Did Not Properly Account For $16 Billion
The U.S. Department of State did not disclose $16 billion from foreign aid disbursements and foreign aid obligations in 2014.
A Government Accountability Office (GAO) report published in late August for U.S. Senate Committee on Foreign Relations Chairman Bob Corker, highlights the disastrous record-keeping of the State Department. The damning GAO report stated, “The absence of clear information on data limitations may undermine the goal of ForeignAssistance.gov to improve public knowledge and accountability of U.S. foreign assistance.”
Twenty-six percent of its foreign aid disbursements and 14 percent of its foreign aid obligations in 2014 were not disclosed. – READ MORE