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Transition / Republican Appointees / GAO Investigation #139124

ABC Evening News for Wednesday, Dec 02, 1992
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(Studio: Peter Jennings) Report introduced.

(Washington: Bill Greenwood) Investigation by the General Accounting Office into the scrambling of Republican appointees for Washington civil service jobs featured; case of Jeff Arnold, formerly of the Interior Department, who is seeking a civil service job cited. [ARNOLD - comments.] The transference of Interior's hiring authority from Secretary Manuel Lujan to political appointee Assistant Secretary John Schrote noted. [SCHROTE - talks about legal jobs for Republicans.] Charges that Wendy Graham, head of the Commodity Futures Trading Commission, wants to create two senior jobs for supporters of President Bush noted. [Senator Patrick LEAHY - comments on the transition.]

Greenwood, Bill;
Jennings, Peter

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