Several of the arguments in this case have credence on their face for different reasons.
There is the idea of an agreement or contract: “I do this, if you do that.” One should not break a contract carelessly.
Or, the “fairness” argument where one side seems to want to change the rules after the game started; that doesn’t seem right.
And, then there’s the constitutional rule of law argument: Congress holds the power of the purse when it comes to public monies. Enough said.
Bottom line…and in a different case, Qliance found this out the hard way…when you get in bed with the gov’t, expect to get screwed!
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