Friday, February 6, 2009
It ain't over til the fat ladies do a perp walk!
(LOLFed) The TARP inspector general Neil Barofsky looks to be getting an unusual amount of power:
February 05, 2009: 12:43 PM ET
By Michael R. Crittenden
Barofsky’s office has significant authority to oversee the TARP, but lawmakers are already pushing to give him additional authority to bolster his authority to pursue criminal investigations. A measure quietly passed by the Senate on Wednesday evening would allow him to seize evidence and ask for warrants without receiving prior approval from the Department of Justice, as well as require the Treasury to address any problems found in audits done by the IG’s office.