What Boondoggle? Carney Unaware of $34M Military HQ Troops Won’t Use

Photo Credit: APWhite House Press Secretary Jay Carney apparently isn’t reading his hometown paper.

The Washington Post carried a fairly explosive story on Wednesday about a $34 million military headquarters in southwestern Afghanistan that probably will never be used by U.S. forces. A scathing inspector general letter was also released Wednesday morning on the war-zone boondoggle.

But asked on Thursday whether President Obama was outraged by the waste, Carney said he hadn’t heard anything about it.

“I would have to take the question. I haven’t seen the report,” Carney said.

He added: “But we’re obviously outraged by wasteful spending in general — again, I’m not aware of this report, or any specifics about the base that you described.”

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