Reuters: State Department Inspector General Howard Krongard, under scrutiny for his brother's link to the Blackwater security firm, has decided to r
December 6, 2007

Reuters:

State Department Inspector General Howard Krongard, under scrutiny for his brother's link to the Blackwater security firm, has decided to resign, U.S. officials said on Friday. Krongard, the State Department's top investigator, has been accused by current and former subordinates of thwarting probes into waste, fraud and abuse in Iraq, including alleged arms smuggling by Blackwater.

"We thank him for his dedication to public service and wish him well in the future," State Department spokesman Gonzo Gallegos said. Read more...

With all due respect, Gonzo, we hope the door hits his hiney on the way to a full-fledged Congressional investigation.

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