Divided Senate confirms former Trump counsel as relief watchdog

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The Senate today confirmed President Trump's nominee to police the massive coronavirus economic rescue programs, filling a key oversight position Congress created as part of $2 trillion legislation in March

Miller will be responsible for scrutinizing how Treasury, in partnership with the Federal Reserve, uses $500 billion that Congress made available to prop up ailing companies during the Covid-19 outbreak.Miller worked for nearly a decade as the inspector general of the General Services Administration, overseeing major waste, fraud and abuse cases.

"If confirmed, I will conduct every audit and investigation with fairness and impartiality," he said in his Senate testimony. "I will be vigilant to protect the integrity and independence of the Office of Special Inspector General."

 

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In other words another fox guarding yet another henhouse.

We can only pray he doesn't give in to corruption

Oh yes more trump oversight. This is the smash and grab administration

DemFromCT With 51 ayes.

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