Friday, November 8, 2013

White House Blocks Tech Chief From Testifying Before House Committee


One thing is for sure, it won’t stop Issa.
Via Politico:
The Obama administration is refusing to make Todd Park, one of the chief technology officials repairing, available for a hearing next Wednesday with House Oversight Committee Chairman Darrell Issa.
They say he’s too busy right now fixing the Obamacare enrollment portal.
“Mr. Park is open to testifying at a hearing before your committee and to providing an appropriate pre-hearing briefing for you and your staff,” Donna M. Pignatelli, assistant director for legislative affairs, wrote in a letter to the chairman. “However, because Mr. Park is currently occupied full-time on the critically important work of improving the website for the millions of Americans seeking affordable health insurance options, his testimony needs to be scheduled at a time that is less disruptive to that work.”
Park could provide an interesting look inside’s problems. He was central to the development of as the chief technology officer at HHS. But he left the agency in March 2012 for the White House, where he is the chief technology officer.
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Thank You Politico and Zip.

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