The SIGA scandal: Calls for investigation mount

I cannot help but see the similarities between this case and the Solyndra scandal, since both involve rewarding companies tied to Obama donors, billions in taxpayer dollars, and insider dealing.

Michelle Malkin
1/27/2012

Back in November, I spotlighted Obama’s half-billion-dollar crony drug deal involving a no-bid contract with politically-connected SIGA.

Refresher course here.

In November, Democrat Sen. Claire McCaskill — chair of the Senate Subcommittee on Contracting and Oversight and up for re-election in less than a year — asked HHS to review the contract.

Last week, the NYPost reported that SIGA execs dumped stock when they learned the contract would be far less than they anticipated last spring.

Today, GOP Rep. Renee Ellmers of North Carolina asked the HHS Inspector General to investigate…

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