The support agency which is most influential in the legislative oversight process is the General Accounting Office, headed by the Comptroller General. 由国会支持、在立法监督中最具影响力的机关，要算以总审计师为首的审计总局。
The first witness was Gene Dodaro , the Acting Comptroller General at the US Government Accountability Office (GAO). 第一个证人是基因多达罗，代理总审计长在美国政府问责局（高）。
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Final responsibility for calculating these reductions rested with the Comptroller General, an official who is removable by joint resolution of Congress. 估算这些削减的最后责任由总审计师承担，而总审计师的罢免须经国会的联合决议。
In addition, the consent of the Assembly must be sought for important appointments which are made by the Governor, such as those of the Vice Governor and the Comptroller General. 此外,知事任命副知事和出纳长等重要人员时,必须征得议会同意。