Three House panels launch joint investigation into Pentagon’s coronavirus relief spending

Democratic Reps. James E. Clyburn (S.C.), Maxine Waters (Calif.), Carolyn B. Maloney (N.Y.) and Stephen F. Lynch (Mass.)wroteto Defense Secretary Mark T. Esper on Friday and said they were investigating whether his agency “inappropriately used hundreds of millions of taxpayer dollars appropriated by Congress.” The investigation will be carried out by the House Oversight and Reform Committee, the Financial Services Committee, and the select subcommittee on the coronavirus crisis

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