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Fri Sep 6, 2019, 09:21 PM

US military used to keep trump's Scottish resort afloat??

Air Force crew made an odd stop on a routine trip: Trump’s Scottish resort

Now the layover is part of a broader House inquiry into military spending at and around the Trump property.


Since April, the House Oversight Committee has been investigating why the crew on the C-17 military transport plane made the unusual stay — both en route to the Middle East and on the way back — at the luxury waterside resort, according to several people familiar with the incident. But they have yet to receive any answers from the Pentagon.

The inquiry is part of a broader, previously unreported probe into U.S. military expenditures at and around the Trump property in Scotland. According to a letterthe panel sent to the Pentagon in June, the military has spent $11 million on fuel at the Prestwick Airport — the closest airport to Trump Turnberry — since October 2017, fuel that would be cheaper if purchased at a U.S. military base. The letter also cites a Guardian report that the airport provided cut-rate rooms and free rounds of golf at Turnberry for U.S. military members.

Taken together, the incidents raise the possibility that the military has helped keep Trump’s Turnberry resort afloat — the property lost $4.5 million in 2017, but revenue went up $3 million in 2018.

“The Defense Department has not produced a single document in this investigation,” said a senior Democratic aide on the oversight panel. “The committee will be forced to consider alternative steps if the Pentagon does not begin complying 

Politico.com

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bdamomma Sep 6 #1
Johnny2X2X Sep 6 #2
HipChick Sep 6 #4
Haggis for Breakfast Sep 6 #3
smirkymonkey Sep 6 #5
Glimmer of Hope Sep 6 #6
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Response to Demovictory9 (Original post)

Fri Sep 6, 2019, 09:22 PM

1. Rachel is reporting

on this.

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Response to Demovictory9 (Original post)

Fri Sep 6, 2019, 09:26 PM

2. This is explosive

This would end most presidencies. But Trump will just distract.

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Response to Johnny2X2X (Reply #2)

Fri Sep 6, 2019, 09:29 PM

4. Hence SharpieGate...

He knew this was coming...

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Response to Demovictory9 (Original post)

Fri Sep 6, 2019, 09:27 PM

3. MAKE. THEM. REPORT.

This is outrageous. And illegal.

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Response to Demovictory9 (Original post)

Fri Sep 6, 2019, 09:33 PM

5. WTF?

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Fri Sep 6, 2019, 09:33 PM

6. This is a big fucking deal and verifiable.

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Sat Sep 7, 2019, 10:33 AM

7. Adlai Stevenson, Jr.

“Corruption in public office is treason.”

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Response to Demovictory9 (Original post)

Sat Sep 7, 2019, 10:35 AM

8. "The property lost $4.5 million in 2017, but revenue went up $3 million in 2018"

This shit must be stopped.


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