POSTED: Monday, April 2, 2012 - 11:30pm
UPDATED: Monday, April 2, 2012 - 11:44pm
The head of the General Services Administration (GSA) resigned Monday and two deputies were fired after an internal report revealed excessive spending at a conference.
GSA Administrator Martha Johnson stepped down after more than two years on the job. Public Buildings Service chief Robert Peck and Stephen Leeds, an adviser to Johnson, were fired Monday.
Four other employees involved in organizing an October GSA conference to Las Vegas — an event that cost $822,851 and included a clown and mind reader — were put on administrative leave.
Read more here at The Hill.