Others to Follow?

Rep. Henry Waxman (D-Calif.) announced last week that the House Oversight and Government Reform Committee that he chairs will hold a hearing on July 15 to delve into USAF’s action on the KC-X tanker award. (See above) Shortly after the contract award, Rep. John Murtha (D-Pa.), chairman of the House Appropriations defense panel held a hearing on the KC-X award, citing concerns about work going to “a foreign company” and continued the scrutiny in a closed door session.