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Pentagon stalls House in
probe over military sleepover
at Trump resort

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Posted By: M2, 9/7/2019 11:47:04 AM

The Pentagon has not provided requested documents and other information on military spending after an odd stop by a plane on a routine trip at President Donald Trump's Scottish resort, according to a U.S. House oversight committee. The probe first reported Friday by Politico was prompted by an Air Force crew making a stop in early Spring to a sleepover at Trump's Turnberry resort, about 50 miles outside Glasgow, Scotland, on a routine trip from the United States to Kuwait to deliver supplies on the way there and on the way back. The House Oversight Committee has been investigating the military sleepover since

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Reply 1 - Posted by: HotRod 9/7/2019 12:05:23 PM (No. 173866)
FTA: ''The letter also cited a Guardian report from February of last year that the airport provided reduced rate rooms and free rounds of golf for U.S. military and civilian air crews.'' It sounds to me like President Trump's resort lost money on the deal. Reduced rate rooms and free golf is not a profit-making scheme! That loss is a savings to American taxpayers, because expenses are reimbursed to military and government personnel when traveling on duty. Fake News!
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Reply 2 - Posted by: JL80863 9/7/2019 12:17:19 PM (No. 173873)
I would much rather read about how much it costs taxpayers to fly Pelosi back and forth to Kaliphornia and what her booze bill is for those trips.
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Reply 3 - Posted by: Rumblehog 9/7/2019 12:30:51 PM (No. 173889)
The Demonrat controlled House cares more about that than Obie One using military aircraft to fly gold and cash to the Mullahs in enemy Iran. Go figure. The Federal government is a criminal enterprise.
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Reply 4 - Posted by: RenoVet68 9/7/2019 12:55:16 PM (No. 173915)
Buy American, stay American.
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Reply 5 - Posted by: hershey 9/7/2019 1:03:01 PM (No. 173928)
House Oversight...harruummmph....those idiots in the House couldn't find their posteriors in the dark with both hands while sitting down...what a bunch of doofuses....just remember the definition of 'congress'....a pack of baboons...
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Reply 6 - Posted by: GO3 9/7/2019 5:40:47 PM (No. 174142)
Disingenuous twerps in the house. They say the fuel is cheaper on a military base but throw money around to influence our "friends." For example, why did the USS Cole not use UNREP to refuel instead of docking in Yemen of all places to refuel? More bribery for who exactly? Our reps make me sick.
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