Department of Homeland Security (DHS)--
Unless an agreement is reached in Washington, it will expire this weekend ---
Continue to rise under President Obama.
His government claims that the increased funding of the agency is necessary to protect homes, but the record shows that the Department of Homeland Security continues to increase spending on furniture and office renovations as the budget increases.
A review of official government spending website records by the Washington Freedom Lighthouse shows that since Obama took office, the agency has spent nearly $0. 15 billion on office furniture and makeup.
Those fiscal years in which he was responsible and enacted the budget were 2014.
\"The budget for fiscal 2015 reflects the government\'s strong commitment to protecting homeland and the American people through the effective and efficient use of DHS resources, and the administration\'s request states: \"continue to focus on maintaining front-line priorities across the department by reducing costs, sharing resources across departments, and streamlining operations as much as possible. \".
During the Obama administration, the Department of Homeland Security has increased its funding every year.
The budget requirement for fiscal 2015 is $60.
9 billion, in contrast, FY 2014 has a budget of $60. 7 billion.
For the fiscal year 2013, the Department of Homeland Security had a budget of $59. 2 billion.
By contrast, President George W.
Bush\'s final budget for the Department of Homeland Security for fiscal 2009 was $52. 5 billion.
Records show the Department of Homeland Security spent $147.
As of 2014, the price of furniture for the 7 million fiscal year was 2010.
Some examples of contracts reviewed indicate $4.
Expenditure of 1 million on the \"national contract for field furniture management services; $1.
3 million \"system furniture\" for Laguan Niguel, California\", location; and $1.
The price of furniture for an office in Vermont is 1 million.
For the fiscal year of 2014, the Department of Homeland Security has more than 1,300 contracts marked \"office furniture\" on the expenditure website.
In that fiscal year alone, the Department of Homeland Security spent nearly $28 million on furniture.
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