Head of the General Services Administration resigns

Martha Johnson resigned as head of the General Services Administration today amid reports of excessive spending.

This final note today. The head of the General Services Administration -- essentially the federal government's landlord and business manager -- resigned today. The Washington Post reports Martha Johnson has stepped down after she spent $835,000 on an employee training conference in Las Vegas.

Included in the line items? $147,000 in airfare; $6,300 on commemorative coin sets; and $3,200 on a mind reader.

Shoulda seen that one coming, I guess.

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