Congress Demands To Know Why Pentagon Bought $93 Million Of Useless Camo

Members of Congress from both parties want the Pentagon to answer for purchasing camouflage for Afghan forces that is the wrong pattern for the region.

Missouri Democratic Sen. Claire McCaskill voiced her frustration over the potential waste of $28 million in a letter to the Special Inspector General for Afghanistan Reconstruction (SIGAR), USA Today reports.

“This is a contracting decision that makes you smack your head in frustration,” McCaskill said in a statement. “It’s a prime example of wasting hard-earned taxpayer dollars, and we’ve got to get to the bottom of how this happened.”

SIGAR chief John Sopko will also testify before the House Committee on Armed Services Tuesday to discuss the findings of the report.

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