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Judicial Watch Exposes The Cost Of Air Pelosi

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Tom Fitton and our friends at Judicial Watch sent their weekly update yesterday and it led with an article exposing Democrat Speaker of the House Nancy Pelosi’s love of taxpayer funded luxury travel – a gem we just had to pass on to CHQ readers and friends.

The Judicial Watch report points out that Nancy Pelosi’s plan to fly into a war zone to “thank the troops,” which President Trump put on hold, was déjà vu all over again. Judicial Watch has been watching Pelosi’s taxpayer-supported travel for years, which Tom Fitton highlighted in an op-ed for Fox News.

Just this week, Judicial Watch released documents they obtained through a Freedom of Information Act (FOIA) lawsuit against the Air Force that detail $134,587.81 plus $50,000 for an advance of funds for an “escort officer” for a total of $184.587.81 for then-House Minority Leader Pelosi’s Congressional delegation (CODEL) to Italy and Ukraine in 2015.

Because the Obama Pentagon stonewalled the response to the Judicial Watch FOIA, the organization filed a December 2015 FOIA lawsuit after the Air Force failed to respond to an August 2015 request (Judicial Watch v. U.S. Department of Defense (No 1:15-cv-02236)) for:

All records regarding mission taskings of flights escorting members of Congress

All records concerning transportation costs for transporting members of Congress

All passenger manifests (DD-2131) for transporting members of Congress

All weekly travel reports for members of Congress

The documents uncovered by Judicial Watch show that from July 30 to August 6, Pelosi took a trip to Milan, Rome and Naples, Italy, and Kiev, Ukraine, for herself, her husband, several members of congress and their spouses. The Italy trip included Milan, Rome and Naples with visits to the Vatican Museum, Sistine Chapel, Duomo and viewing Da Vinci’s “Last Supper.”

The documents exposed through the Judicial Watch lawsuit also show the Air Force’s negative response to a Pelosi staff request for a specific crew for Pelosi’s flight.

An official noted that it: “would be a disastrous precedent to set even if it were possible.” The Air Force further points out: “Our ARC crews have plenty to balance already with military duties and their civilian employers.”

The documents also detail a CODEL trip for Senator Cory Gardner (R-CO).

In contrast to the Pelosi party, Gardner traveled commercial flights to Asia, including Tokyo and Okinawa, Japan; Seoul, Korea; plus Beijing and Hong Kong, China. This trip, with flights and per diems, cost approximately $26,009.03.

Judicial Watch previously uncovered that Pelosi’s military travel cost the United States Air Force $2,100,744.59 over one two-year period — $101,429.14 of which was for in-flight expenses, including food and alcohol.

We should note for the record that Judicial Watch’s work exposing Pelosi’s travel abuses resulted in her successor John Boehner declining to use Air Force luxury jets to travel to his Ohio congressional district.

As Judicial Watch President Tom Fitton said in his latest weekly update: Our leaders live like kings and queens at our expense, and this might be a good time for those who pay for it to rise up and just say no.

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Hitler Hillary

This person should of already had Charges Filed against her and arrested for her Crimes against America.....Maybe We should Draw Charges on the Ones who have not done it yet to Hitler Hillary, Obama Regime, which includes Holder the Gun Runner with Obama's,Soro, Rice, Lynch, and every Gang Member in that Regime, and then they will be made examples of and it will stop happening!Will the Cowards of Politics Stand Up and Retire From American Politics? Are The rest of You afraid of those Criminals...You better do your Jobs...It is the American Patriots you have to Fear in the Next Election! Quit allowing people to make up the Laws as they go along to fit their Criminal doings! Get the Warrants and help President Trump to STOP the Hitler Pelosi and her Gang Member Schuler! If you do not have the Guts to do Your Jobs for the Voters then Retire!

Air Pelosi

Nancy Pelosi is the most expensive person in Congress. Congress' misuse of government facilities must be stopped. They can fly commercial at their own expense, which is what I have to do!

Guilty of Criminal Activity AGainst We the People!

Hitler Pelosi took her training by watching Clinton's and all the Obama Regime run by Obamas. She figures she would never be caught and she knows by now she will never be Charged with her Crimes Against America either no more than Hitler Hillary has been Charged. Give the People of America, the Government full Reign, and Remove all the Cowards And Traitors from Politics and let the ones who have Served and Fought and Defended this Country Give Them The Arrest Warrants to serve and let them take them to the jails of America...It will get done for sure!