You cannot make this stuff up:
Temporary hiring freeze at some Homeland Security agencies: “The Homeland Security Department said on Friday that it is putting a hold on new hires at two bureaus for a few weeks while it analyzes whether they’re spending more than their budgets allow.
Dennis Murphy, Homeland Security spokesman, said budget analysts are reviewing the payroll systems of the two bureaus, Customs and Border Protection and Immigration and Customs Enforcement. The analysts are trying to determine the accuracy of initial projections for their spending for the whole year. “