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Wed May 16, 2018, 04:50 PM

Democratic Lawmaker Gives Scott Pruitt Brutal Reality Check During Senate Hearing Burn.

Source: Huffpo


Democratic Lawmaker Gives Scott Pruitt Brutal Reality Check During Senate Hearing
Burn.

By Rebecca Shapiro

Sen. Leahy to EPA Admin. Pruitt on claims of flying first class for security reasons:

“What a silly reason you had to fly first class ... Nobody even knows who you are.” pic.twitter.com/rAWKEwyQEO
— NBC News (@NBCNews) May 16, 2018

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In response to one of his lavish habits ― he flies only first or business class because of security concerns, according to Pasquale Perrotta, who recently resigned as Pruitt’s head of security ― Leahy mocked Pruitt.

“What a silly reason you had to fly first class,” Leahy said. “Because of a danger to you, you had to fly first class ... Nobody even knows who you are.”

Pruitt’s office maintained that he received death threats, but details on those claims are murky at best. Perrotta wrote in a memo last year that disapproving passengers were “lashing out” at Pruitt and that first or business class accommodations would prevent such encounters.

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Pruitt’s flying habits and 24/7 security detail have cost taxpayers since he began leading the EPA. A weeklong trip to Italy last summer cost taxpayers $120,000.




Read more: https://www.huffingtonpost.com/entry/patrick-leahy-scott-pruitt-epa_us_5afc81d4e4b06a3fb50d14f0

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Reply Democratic Lawmaker Gives Scott Pruitt Brutal Reality Check During Senate Hearing Burn. (Original post)
marble falls May 2018 OP
lagomorph777 May 2018 #1
sheshe2 May 2018 #2
Plucketeer May 2018 #3
pangaia May 2018 #4
red dog 1 May 2018 #6
pangaia May 2018 #7
red dog 1 May 2018 #12
pangaia May 2018 #13
red dog 1 May 2018 #14
pangaia May 2018 #15
red dog 1 May 2018 #5
3catwoman3 May 2018 #8
Bernardo de La Paz May 2018 #9
JohnnyRingo May 2018 #10
dalton99a May 2018 #11

Response to marble falls (Original post)

Wed May 16, 2018, 04:59 PM

1. The cost to Americans goes way beyond the cost of the Cone Of Silence etc

There is the obvious cost, massive environmental destruction.

Then (and probably far worse) there's whatever the hell he's secretly plotting inside the Cone Of Silence. Must be something truly dark and huge.

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Response to marble falls (Original post)

Wed May 16, 2018, 05:00 PM

2. Senator Leahy.

Bravo sir!

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Response to marble falls (Original post)

Wed May 16, 2018, 05:04 PM

3. Aw, C'mon!

 

Scott's flyin' Foist Class so all his minion CONNEDstituents can have a vicarious experience they otherwise could never HOPE to afford for themselves.

"Foist" did I say? Yeah, as in foisting it onto taxpayers. His fear of assault isn't totally off the mark. I'd vocally dress him down if I had the chance. Of course as Leahy point out, I wouldn't know him if he walked up and shook my hand. For sure, he doesn't have to worry about me bothering him in First Class. There's no way I could afford to fly such. For that matter, a casual local flight in a Cessna 150 is too rich for my blood!

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Response to marble falls (Original post)

Wed May 16, 2018, 05:06 PM

4. He's always been one if my favorites.

Didn't know he had such a sense of humor.

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Response to pangaia (Reply #4)

Wed May 16, 2018, 06:03 PM

6. Wouldn't it be great if Leahy were in the Oval Office instead of Shitler?

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Response to red dog 1 (Reply #6)

Wed May 16, 2018, 06:12 PM

7. Eh, we need the younger generation..




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Response to pangaia (Reply #7)

Fri May 18, 2018, 07:11 PM

12. I disagree!

We need a DEMOCRAT!...Old or Young!

We need "the younger generation" to invigorate the Democratic Party, and to go out and use their energy to register voters, join or start Young Democrats clubs at their colleges, and get their friends to help get out the vote for the upcoming midterms.

We need the millennials to show up in record numbers this November.

We need to get rid of Trump and his Republican allies....ALL of them!

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Response to red dog 1 (Reply #12)

Fri May 18, 2018, 07:30 PM

13. Geeze.

You didn't get tge sarcasm?




Nobody gets sarcasm much any more.




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Response to pangaia (Reply #13)

Sat May 19, 2018, 02:53 PM

14. I didn't realize that you were being sarcastic.

I thought that you thought that Leahy was too old to be of any use in DJT's America.

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Response to red dog 1 (Reply #14)

Sat May 19, 2018, 04:25 PM

15. Nope. Not one bit. That's what I mean by more and more folks here do not seem to pick up on sarcasm

as much as in the past.. without the sarcasm thingy..

BUT, then I can sometimes pretty dumb...


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Response to marble falls (Original post)

Wed May 16, 2018, 05:24 PM

5. What an asshole!

K&R

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Response to marble falls (Original post)

Wed May 16, 2018, 06:25 PM

8. That is one of the best...

...putdowns EVER!!!

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Response to marble falls (Original post)

Wed May 16, 2018, 07:00 PM

9. Pruitt flies coach when it is on his own dime. . . . nt

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Response to marble falls (Original post)

Wed May 16, 2018, 11:45 PM

10. I saw that clip.

Epic put down.

I'll be surprised if the administration doesn't try to pull the cameras ion the future.

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Response to marble falls (Original post)

Wed May 16, 2018, 11:58 PM

11. Beautiful.

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