Eight Turkeys of Government Waste That Survived Thanksgiving

In Analysis by Michael Rae

Senator Rand Paul last week released a Fall 2019 edition of his Waste Report, describing some of the more unusual ways in which bureaucrats have wasted U.S. taxpayer dollars in recent years. Because many of us were either traveling for Thanksgiving or were otherwise distracted with holiday plans, it pretty much flew under the radar, but these turkeys of government spending are too good to go unnoticed. Here’s the list!

$153 million for Washington D.C.’s Metropolitan Area Transit Authority (WMATA) in 2020, despite its falling ridership and ongoing fiscal shenanigans to obscure how its bureaucrats are managing the government agency.
$300,000 from

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