Hearing to Scrutinize Lax Gov’t Security Contractor | Talking Points Memo

Just in time for the NIE’s assessment that the U.S. faces a “heightened threat environment,” a House Oversight subcommittee hearing tomorrow will highlight the curious tale of the Wackenhut Corp. Wackenhut is one of the nation’s largest private security companies, and over the last few years it’s been awarded millions in government contracts to protect nuclear facilities, Army bases, transportation infrastructure, and much more. The trouble is that where Wackenhut goes, complaints of lax security often follow.

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