THE WHITE HOUSE
Office of the Press Secretary
PRESIDENT CLINTON NAMES JEFFREY RUSH, JR. AS INSPECTOR GENERAL AT THE
DEPARTMENT OF THE TREASURY
The President today announced his intent to nominate Jeffrey Rush, Jr. to serve as Inspector General at the Department of the Treasury.
Mr. Jeffrey Rush, Jr., of Fairfax Station, Virginia, has over three decades of experience in military intelligence and criminal law enforcement. Since August 1994, he has served as the Inspector General of the United States Agency for International Development. From 1983-1994, he served as Deputy Assistant Inspector General for Investigations at the U.S. Department of Agriculture. Mr. Rush began his career as a criminal investigator with the Office of Inspector General at USDA in 1971. He served as a military intelligence specialist in the U.S. Army from 1968-1971. He is a graduate of Baker University, and received a J. D. degree from George Mason University Law School.
The Inspector General Act of 1978 created independent and objective units in each of the Departments of the Executive Branch to conduct and supervise audits and investigations concerning the programs and operations of the Department.