The (POGO) Blog
July 21, 2017
By Neil Gordon
Last week brought disturbing news that two prominent voices from the private security industry— Erik Prince and Stephen Feinberg—are trying to convince the Pentagon to let private security firms replace American troops in Afghanistan. We explain why this i
July 19, 2017
House leadership used a procedural gimmick to block an amendment offered by Representative Barbara Lee (D-CA) in order to avoid an up or down vote to authorize our current wars.
Topics: National Security
July 18, 2017
Congress and the executive branch are not only capable of conducting concurrent investigations, they have successfully done so in the past.
Topics: Government Accountability
July 17, 2017
The leaders of several Congressional caucuses delivered a letter to Immigration and Customs Enforcement on July 11 demanding data on the nation’s detention centers.
July 13, 2017
The Trump Administration has rightly criticized several bad provisions in the House NDAA bill including funding the Mixed Oxide Fuel Fabrication Facility, blocking Base Realignment and Closure, misusing the Overseas Contingency Operations fund, and limitin