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The House Committee on Oversight and Government Reform conducts the first hearing on incidents of wasteful spending by the General Services Administration, the real estate agency for federal buildings, on Capitol Hill in Washington, Monday, April 16, 2012. Being sworn in to testify, from left are, GSA Inspector General Brian Miller, former GSA Administrator Martha Johnson, Jeff Neely, former regional commissioner of the Public Buildings Service, Pacific Rim Region, GSA Chief of Staff Michael Robertson, and David Foley, deputy commissioner of the GSA Public Buildings Service. (AP Photo/J. Scott Applewhite)

The House Committee on Oversight and Government Reform conducts the first hearing on incidents of wasteful spending by the General Services Administration, the real estate agency for federal buildings, on Capitol Hill in Washington, Monday, April 16, 2012. Being sworn in to testify, from left are, GSA Inspector General Brian Miller, former GSA Administrator Martha Johnson, Jeff Neely, former regional commissioner of the Public Buildings Service, Pacific Rim Region, GSA Chief of Staff Michael Robertson, and David Foley, deputy commissioner of the GSA Public Buildings Service. (AP Photo/J. Scott Applewhite)

Neely keeps quiet at GSA hearing

Amid unwavering public apologies April 16 from former employees of the General Services Administration, Jeff Neely, the GSA official who organized a lavish 2010 conference for the agency, sat motionless and pleaded the fifth.