On Thursday, the Defense Department said that in order to blend in, special-operation forces often don the insignia of forces they accompany. On Friday, after Turkey complained, a spokesman called the action “unauthorized and inappropriate.”
I bet Jimmy Kimmel couldn't have told you what the General Services Administration does a month ago. But after an inspector general's report, some unbelievable videos and hours of congressional hearings, the agency made Kimmel's routine at the White House Correspondents Association dinner on Saturday night.
"If anyone has tickets for the GSA after-party," the comedian said, "the plane is leaving for the Four Seasons in Dubai at midnight on the dot. Don't be late or you'll miss out on your complimentary white tiger cub."
Tom Shoop is vice president and editor in chief at Government Executive Media Group, where he oversees both print and online editorial operations. He started as associate editor of Government Executive magazine in 1989; launched the company’s flagship website, GovExec.com, in 1996; and was named editor in chief in 2007.
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