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Fri Jun 26, 2020, 09:30 AM

A Company Run by a White House "Volunteer" With No Experience in Medical Supplies

Got $2.4 Million From the Feds for Medical Supplies

A company created by a former Pentagon official who describes himself as a White House volunteer for Vice President Mike Pence won a $2.4 million dollar contract in May — its first federal award — to supply the Bureau of Prisons with surgical gowns.

Mathew J. Konkler, who worked in the Department of Defense during the George W. Bush administration, formed BlackPoint Distribution Company LLC in August 2019 in Indiana, state records show, but had won no federal work until May 26. The Bureau of Prisons chose the company with limited competition for a contract to supply surgical gowns to its facilities.

It is at least the second contract awarded to a company formed by an individual who had worked in or volunteered for the Trump administration; a company formed by Zach Fuentes, a former White House deputy chief of staff, won a $3 million contract just days after forming to supply face masks to the Indian Health Service. The masks did not meet FDA standards for use in health care settings, and an IHS spokesman said this week that the agency is trying to return the masks to Fuentes. Members of Congress called for investigations into the contract, and the Government Accountability Office now plans to review the deal “in the coming few months, as staff become available,” spokesman Charles Young said last week.

https://www.propublica.org/article/a-company-run-by-a-white-house-volunteer-with-no-experience-in-medical-supplies-got-2.4-million-from-the-feds-for-medical-supplies

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Fri Jun 26, 2020, 09:35 AM

1. GRIFT GRIFT GRIFT!

I want a special prosecutor and an army of accountants to audit the books of every department of the Government when these criminals leave.

If we turned the kids upside down and shook them, I'm certain that the silverware would be falling out of their pockets.

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Fri Jun 26, 2020, 09:41 AM

2. Kick

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Fri Sep 18, 2020, 07:13 AM

3. K&R

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