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sofa king Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Tue Feb-05-08 12:48 PM
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25. July 17, 2001. How interesting.
Ashcroft was briefed that day.

Look what showed up in the news ten days later:

Ashcroft Flying High
Attorney General Travels By Private Jet At Taxpayer Expense

WASHINGTON, July 26, 2001

(CBS) Fishing rod in hand, Attorney General John Ashcroft left on a weekend trip to Missouri Thursday afternoon aboard a chartered government jet, reports CBS News Correspondent Jim Stewart.

In response to inquiries from CBS News over why Ashcroft was traveling exclusively by leased jet aircraft instead of commercial airlines, the Justice Department cited what it called a "threat assessment" by the FBI, and said Ashcroft has been advised to travel only by private jet for the remainder of his term.

Now, I wonder what sort of "threat assessment" that was?
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  - Recommended  quantessd   Feb-05-08 05:33 PM   #39 

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