Audit Requested into $300 Million Contract

Headline Roundup October 26th, 2017

Puerto Rico Gov. Ricardo Rossello has requested a federal audit to investigate why a $300 million contract to restore the island's power was awarded to a very small company with ties to Donald Trump's Interior Secretary, Ryan Zinke.

Audit Requested into $300 Million Contract

From the Center
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The governor of Puerto Rico is requesting an audit into how a small energy company from Interior Secretary Ryan Zinke’s Montana hometown won a multimillion-dollar contract to restore power to Puerto Rico.

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From the Left
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A letter sent by Puerto Rico Gov. Ricardo Rossello to the Department of Homeland Security’s inspector general’s office on Wednesday touched off a Twitter feud and later apology by the small Montana-based company that earned a contract to restore power on the island.

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From the Right
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Puerto Rico and Whitefish Energy Holdings on Tuesday defended their $300 million contract for the small Montana company to repair the U.S. territory's hurricane-ravaged power grid after the deal was criticized by U.S. lawmakers.

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