Keith Koffer over at White House Dossier has the story that Obama has failed to nominate a chief at the Federal Railroad Administration going on 127 days. While Democrats are pointing the finger at Republicans for the Amtrak Accident, Obama is out playing golf and ignoring the fact that his administration is responsible for not turning on Positive train control (PTC) that was installed in the derailed Amtrak train but not turned on.
Government spending boosters using the Philadelphia train derailment tragedy to demand more money for Amtrak might want to ask the White House why President Obama has failed for 127 days to even nominate an administrator for the Federal Railroad Administration, instead leaving in charge as “acting” chief a 37-year-old Obama loyalist who reportedly has little substantial railroad experience.
Running the agency is Sarah Feinberg, who was a close aide to Rahm Emanuel when he was White House chief of staff and who was married to former top Obama advisor Dan Pfeiffer
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