GAO examines major trends in government

The Government Accountability Office often gets way down in the weeds for its oversight work. Who said what, when. Chapter and verse on what part of the federal acquisition regulation wasn’t followed. Dollars misspent using a federal credit card. Month-by-month timelines for wobbly programs. But GAO also takes in the big picture. A case in point is its latest study on the big trends that will affect the government. The managing director for strategic planning and external liaison, Steve Sanford, joined the Federal Drive with Tom Temin to share more.