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Stuart G Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Mon Mar-21-11 05:21 PM
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'Air Claire' Scandal Turns:...McCaskill Ponies up 287K in Back Taxes.
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Edited on Mon Mar-21-11 05:42 PM by Stuart G
Source: Talking Points Memo

Well, this isn't the way to put a scandal to bed. As if the fact that she charged taxpayers for her flights around Missouri in a private plane she owns with her husband and several investors wasn't enough, Sen. Claire McCaskill (D-MO) has revealed that she hasn't paid personal property taxes on the plane for four years.

And what's worse for McCaskill supporters, she suggested there might be more plane-related bad news to come.

The Senator told reporters today she's sending a check for $287,273 to St. Louis County, where the twin-engine plane she used to hop around Missouri is based. According to Politico, McCaskill also "said she had campaign lawyers looking into the flights to determine if any more in-kind contributions needed to be reported to be in compliance." That means there could me more news about the plane Republicans are already calling ClaireAir down the road.



Read more: http://tpmdc.talkingpointsmemo.com/2011/03/air-claire-s...



Wasn't she some sort of lawyer..or prosecutor??
Guess she doesn't know about paying taxes..kinda sad.
Oh, it looks like she was a "State Auditor"
:sarcasm:

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short bio on her:


Before her election to the U.S. Senate, McCaskill was State Auditor of Missouri from 1999 to 2007. She previously served as Jackson County Prosecutor (19931998) and a member of the Missouri House of Representatives (19831988). She was an unsuccessful candidate for Governor of Missouri in the 2004 gubernatorial election. She is a native of Rolla and graduate of the University of Missouri.

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