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U.S. efforts to build up the Iraqi government's capacity are hindered by a lack of coordination, GAO chief and inspector general say.
At issue is whether Alphonso Jackson lined up work at the Housing Authority of New Orleans for a friend.
Measure would prohibit the Federal Protective Service from hiring companies owned or operated by convicted felons.
Tactic assumes the bill is a political winner, even if Democrats lack the votes to override a veto.
Training is inconsistent, data to track aid workers is inadequate, and some employees are overstretched, GAO says.
Panel members question Blackwater executive's claim that companies already are covered under a variety of statutes.