Skip to comments.Nancy Pelosi's Previous Taxpayer Funded Trips Were Pretty Fancy
Posted on 01/18/2019 11:05:33 AM PST by Kaslin
House Speaker Nancy Pelosi and her fellow Democrats are pretty enraged President Trump cancelled their taxpayer funded trip overseas -- in the middle of a government shutdown -- at the last minute on Thursday. In fact, they were already sitting on the bus ready to go to the airport.
Democrat House members getting off the bus that was to take them on an overseas trip while the government was shut down. Adam Schiff looks unhappy he couldn’t go pic.twitter.com/mywvLNtsId #maga #democratShutdown— Matt Batzel (@MattBatzel) January 17, 2019
But it turns out these taxpayer funded Congressional Delegation [CODEL] trips lead by Pelosi have been pretty fancy in the past. She's also a habitual abuser of taxpayer funding and the military for personal use.
Back in 2008, Judicial Watch exposed the Speaker for lavish spending on booze and free trips for spouses on military planes.
DOD advised Pelosi military aircraft request could not be met and offered to help secure commercial travel. Pelosi staffer responds: “We appreciate the efforts to help the codel [sic] fly commercially but you know the problem that creates with spouses..." https://t.co/ukl1uo4jDc— Tom Fitton (@TomFitton) January 18, 2019
.@JudicialWatch exposed this all nine years ago....doing the work of media back then, too.— Tom Fitton (@TomFitton) January 18, 2019
Purchases for one Pelosi-led CODEL on May 15-20, 2008 included: Johnny Walker Red scotch, Grey Goose vodka, E&J brandy, Bailey’s Irish Crème, Maker’s Mark whiskey, Courvoisier cognac, Bacardi Light rum, Jim Beam whiskey, Beefeater gin, Dewar’s scotch, Bombay Sapphire gin...— Tom Fitton (@TomFitton) January 18, 2019
.@SpeakerPelosi used the Air Force aircraft for a total of 85 trips, covering 206,264 miles, from March 2, 2009 through June 7, 2010. Pelosi, her guests and Air Force personnel logged a total of 428.6 hours on these flights.— Tom Fitton (@TomFitton) January 18, 2019
Numerous trips were made by Speaker Pelosi between San Francisco and Andrews Air Force Base. Several of these trips included members of Speaker Pelosi’s family...https://t.co/7OagzzyNRU— Tom Fitton (@TomFitton) January 18, 2019
"Mrs. Moral Authority" nancy pelosi Uses Pentagon Jets At Taxpayer Expense
Not much has changed.
In the meantime, Pelosi apparently tried to leave the country for a second time after President Trump canceled military aircraft for her trip on Thursday. The White House repeatedly asked her to sit down and negotiate a deal to end the current shutdown.
Ask her on national TV why the taxpayers are paying to fly her grandsons around.
For Nazi Pelosi’s next trip she can call Uber.
This bitch demands that the Air Force sets up a bar that rivals a Four Seasons Resort. Premium pours and rare wines. Her junkets are really just mile high cocktail parties at taxpayers expense.
President Trump needs to ban booze on all government aircraft excepting flights that are ferrying troops to and from combat areas.
There should be a “rule” .... use military aircraft (with appropriate permission & out of necessity) and BYOB if you plan on drinking. No way taxpayers should be on the hook for her booze bill. Family members should be pre-paid out-of-pocket, not by taxpayers ... payroll deduction would work, too (i.e. no ‘reimbursement’ situation that never happens).
The Media is the Democrat Party.
.. and its all ‘free’ to her and entourage.
We would hope to see some modicum of maturity as these never term limited critters evolve into senility.
Instead, We get this kind of behaviour. Frat party or the DC swamp, not much difference between the two.
Never ending spending like drunken millenials and representative of an electorate that want slurred disjointed leadership and worship chaos and anarchy.
Maybe if we cancel a couple more Democrat trips we can pay for the wall.
Too bad that we will forget about this and nothing will ever be done.
The ruling class may be a lot of things, but thirsty it is not.
Jeez, the Botoxed B*tch looks AWFUL, like a skull with lipstick, pancake makeup and a bad wig!!
Dear BB: SHAME ON YOU for wasting taxpayer dollars on your narcissism.
You are not the POTUS, youre just a nasty, petty old hag who uses too much Botox and makeup. Rage away in your soggy stinky Depends, millions are laughing at you.
The bitch wasted millions of taxpayer dollars on booze on government planes. There needs to be a rule. Do as the President does. President Trump never touches a drop of booze; congressional members, staff, and family should copy President Trump's example and all government planes should be alcohol-free (that is, without booze and certainly not at taxpayer expense).
"It reads like a dream order for a wild frat party: Makers Mark whiskey, Courvoisier cognac, Johnny Walker Red scotch, Grey Goose vodka, E&J brandy, Baileys Irish Crème, Bacardi Light rum, Jim Beam whiskey, Beefeater gin, Dewars scotch, Bombay Sapphire gin, Jack Daniels whiskey and Corona beer.
But that single receipt makes up just part of the more than $101,000 taxpayers paid for in-flight services including food and liquor, for House Speaker Nancy Pelosis trips on Air Force jets over the last two years. Thats almost $1,000 per week.
Documents obtained under the Freedom of Information Act by Judicial Watch, which investigates and prosecutes government corruption, show Pelosi incurred expenses of some $2.1 million for her use of Air Force jets for travel over that time.
Speaker Pelosi has a history of wasting taxpayer funds with her boorish demands for military travel, Judicial Watch President Tom Fitton said today. And these documents suggest the Speakers congressional delegations are more about partying than anything else.
Pelosi, D-Calif., recently joined President Obama on a Judicial Watch list of Top 10 corrupt politicians because of her sense of entitlement, the group said.
Politicians believe laws and rules (even the U.S. Constitution) apply to the rest of us but not to them. Case in point: House Speaker Nancy Pelosi and her excessive and boorish demands for military travel. Judicial Watch obtained documents from the Pentagon in 2008 that suggest Pelosi has been treating the Air Force like her own personal airline, the evaluation said."
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TALKING POINTS: Taxpayers demand these expenditures be stopped.
Americans struggle to make ends meet but are forced to pay for these useless, expensive trips for self-serving Congress members.
This must stop at once.
That booze is an integral part of the trip. Loosens up whoever the marks are on the plane.
One booze flight less. Its a start...
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