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Posted By: AltaD, 11/2/2021 9:22:51 AM

A top Senate Republican on Monday asked the Biden administration to provide a complete accounting of the financial and environmental cost of the president’s travel to the ongoing UN Climate Change Summit (COP26) in Glasgow, Scotland — as well as to explain why officials could not take part in the gathering virtually. (Snip) The letters ask each department and agency for the number of employees attending the conference and how many of those have worked from home at least half the time since March 2020. “If they cannot go to work here in the U.S., they should not be permitted to attend extravagant conferences across the globe,” Barrasso wrote.

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Reply 1 - Posted by: downnout 11/2/2021 10:02:27 AM (No. 964470)
All of us would like to know the cost of this boondoggle. Everyone else uses Zoom…the government can’t?
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Reply 2 - Posted by: qr4j 11/2/2021 10:03:45 AM (No. 964471)
Excellent questions! Reasonable questions! And if the Biden administration were to respond sincerely and honestly, the answers would say a lot about the powers that be and their disdain for us little people (or "deplorables," as a leading Democrat is wont to call us). Of course, sincerity and honesty are not qualities known to Biden and his ilk. (They cannot even spell the words, let alone live out the virtues.) Why couldn't this conference have been done virtually? This is so typical! I am not buying what the conference is selling. But were inclined to do so, I would be buying from complete and utter hypocrites. Nail them, Senator! Nail them on this! Don't let the questions die.
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Reply 3 - Posted by: curious1 11/2/2021 10:17:20 AM (No. 964490)
They travel so the no-such-agency can't easily/electronically capture the treasonous deals they make with those they are meeting.
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Reply 4 - Posted by: thomthomp 11/2/2021 10:34:43 AM (No. 964514)
The Senator obviously does not understand that there are different rules for Democrats.
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Reply 5 - Posted by: laurenc 11/2/2021 10:36:14 AM (No. 964517)
White House response - Let's Go Senator!
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Reply 6 - Posted by: singermom9 11/2/2021 10:44:13 AM (No. 964529)
But Biden needs to have his pic taken (on the very end) with the group. US used to be front and center. Now biden is off on the very end, removed from all the rest.
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Reply 7 - Posted by: anniebc 11/2/2021 12:17:46 PM (No. 964669)
I asked the very same questions when talking to my son just yesterday. My boy is struggling with finding a decent one bedroom apartment in the Triangle for under $1500. Nobody ever accuses apartment businesses of price gouging, by the way.
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Reply 8 - Posted by: red1066 11/2/2021 12:53:57 PM (No. 964728)
These government employees don't work. At least they don't do anything worthwhile. They're figure heads. If they were all fired today, no one would notice.
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Reply 9 - Posted by: moebellini3 11/2/2021 1:00:42 PM (No. 964745)
As usual they are making fools of the whole country. The winners in this fiasco are China and Russia who know a con job when they see one. It takes a scammer to see a scam coming. While Biden and his scum dine on Lobster and fillet they throw us hot dogs and stale buns. Wake up....
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Reply 10 - Posted by: Come And Take It 11/2/2021 1:03:34 PM (No. 964748)
Pretty costly excursion just so Lunch Bucket could shart himself across the pond. When you find out how much it cost, Senator, you make sure and craft that strongly worded letter, and let us all know what you found out.
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Reply 11 - Posted by: judy 11/2/2021 5:45:10 PM (No. 965066)
This time next year we won’t have the answer.......
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Reply 12 - Posted by: RuckusTom 11/2/2021 6:23:39 PM (No. 965119)
They should have all stayed home and had a Zoom meeting using the catch all excuse of "Covid".
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