Whitefish spokesman Ken Luce went on CNN to discuss the scandal entailing his firm. Cenk Uygur, John Iadarola, Francesca Fiorentini, as well as Judah Friedlander, the hosts of The Young Turks, break it down. Tell us what you think in the remark section listed below. Sign up with TYT:
" A deal got to in between the government as well as a little Montana power business situated in Interior Assistant Ryan Zinke's hometown bans the federal government from examining labor expenses or profits connected to the company's relief initiatives in Puerto Rico, inning accordance with a leaked duplicate of the agreement.
A copy of the deal gotten by reporter Ken Klippenstein discloses that the government isn't permitted to "examine or evaluate the cost as well as profit components" under the agreement, allowing the business higher discretion as well as secrecy for just how it spends the $300 million to recover power to the island. Puerto Rico is restoring after 2 significant storms eliminated the majority of the island's electric grid.
Whitefish authorized the take care of the Puerto Rico Electric Power Authority (PREPA), which likewise prohibits the government from making "any kind of insurance claim against Service provider pertaining to delayed completion of job."
Whitefish has been the target of hefty criticism over inquiries about why the little company, which just had two permanent staff members when the storm struck, was chosen for such a rewarding government contract to help tidy up the island."
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