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Gerald Walpin, Fired IG, Calls White House Explanation "Baseless" Says He's Being Targeted

07/18/2009 05:12 am ET | Updated May 25, 2011

The government watchdog President Obama canned for allegedly being "confused" and "disoriented" fired back sharply Wednesday, saying the White House explanation for removing him was "insufficient," "baseless" and "absolutely wild."

Gerald Walpin, who until last week was the inspector general for the Corporation for National and Community Service, told FOXNews.com that part of Obama's explanation was a "total lie" and that he feels he's got a target on his back for political reasons.

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