WASHINGTON (AP) - A Southern Republican is raising questions
about whether President Barack Obama is capably leading the
Sen. Jeff Sessions of Alabama tells reporters the president
should take responsibility for the Secret Service, GSA and energy
company Solyndra scandals and insist on a government culture in
which taxpayer dollars are not wasted. He said, "I don't sense
that this president has shown that kind of managerial leadership."
Sessions is a member of the Senate Judiciary Committee, which is
expected to receive a briefing Friday from the Secret Service and
hold a hearing next week. The service has ousted three of 11 agents
and officers alleged to have cavorted with prostitutes in Colombia
in advance of Obama's visit there.
The president has pushed for a thorough investigation into the