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GOP congressman wants to send Iraq contractor to Gitmo.

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Responding to a report revealing that defense contractor Parsons Corp. received $142 million for Iraqi facilities that were never completed, Rep. Ted Poe (R-TX) took to the House floor Monday to slam the “war profiteers”:

Mr. Speaker, it seems to be this is yet another example of incompetence, waste, and possible fraud against America. If crimes have been committed, the Justice Department needs to prosecute anyone that steals money from America during this time of war. Because the long arm of American law even reaches crooked contractors in Iraq. And where shall we send these people? To the well-built Guantanamo Bay prison where we house war criminals. And that’s just the way it is.

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