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ACA Site Maker In Charge Of $1.7B In Sandy Relief

From the Daily Caller:

Company behind Obamacare website in charge of nearly $2 billion in Sandy relief

By Allison Coyle | October 26, 2013

GI Federal Inc., the mastermind behind healthcare.gov, is assisting the U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD) in the distribution of $1.7 billion in relief for Hurricane Sandy.

In a memo obtained by FreedomWorks titled, “Minutes of the 295th meeting of the members of the Housing Trust Fund Corporation held on May 9, 2013, at 8:30 a.m.,” CGI Federal is tasked with implementing the Disaster Housing Assistance Program. Additionally, they are asked to aid in the implementation of the Community Development Block Grant Disaster Recovery Program, an assistance program that had recently obtained $1.7 billion…

The Associated Press revealed Tuesday that a mere $700 million of the $60 billion federal aid package – 1.2 percent of the total funds – has been given to victims of super storm Sandy.

Nearly a year after the devastating storm, a majority of the 24,000 families that have requested monetary assistance have yet to receive a penny from the federal aid package.

There have probably been ‘glitches.’

Meanwhile, we have this from the Daily Caller:

Michelle Obama’s Princeton classmate is executive at company that built Obamacare website

By Patrick Howley | October 25, 2013

First Lady Michelle Obama’s Princeton classmate is a top executive at the company that earned the contract to build the failed Obamacare website.

Toni Townes-Whitley, Princeton class of ’85, is senior vice president at CGI Federal, which earned the no-bid contract to build the $678 million Obamacare enrollment website at Healthcare.gov. CGI Federal is the U.S. arm of a Canadian company.

Townes-Whitley and her Princeton classmate Michelle Obama are both members of the Association of Black Princeton Alumni…

But it’s almost certainly just a coincidence. The Obama administration has carefully eschewed even the appearance of any cronyism.

This article was posted by Steve on Monday, October 28th, 2013. Comments are currently closed.

3 Responses to “ACA Site Maker In Charge Of $1.7B In Sandy Relief”

  1. Enthalpy says:

    Barack didn’t know and it was the Republicans.

  2. canary says:

    Well, this explains NJ Republican Governor Chris Christie being the most supportive and outspoken Republican in favor of Obama Care. The 1.2 % funding and anymore coming will go to NJ and not the other states affected by Hurricane Sandy.

    Was the Boardwalk federal funding re-work closed down during the sequester?

    It was stupid and ignorant for Chris Christie to take that rocky lop-sided, take off, helicopter ride and praise the president based on mouth service. And then president visit to tornado ravished cities shutting down aid for his quick hop to go to a Carnival with Gov Chris Christie to eat corn dogs and cotton candy.

    It’s not just the Democrat vote Chris Christie wants to become president. He wants the votes from the most liberal, incompetent people on the planet earth.

    That one black Columbia University Lawyer newly appointed to overseer Homeland Security can’t even recall a classmate or alumni student Obama.

  3. GetBackJack says:

    Ho ho .. now I know, with 100% certainty, CGI Federal is a willing graft pass-through.

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