Congress Wasted $1.1 Mil In Tax Dollars To Send Spouses, Children, Photographers To Copenhagen
HotAir has even more on this fiasco. I mean, Charlie Rangel went? What the hell for?
I also want answers from the 6 Republicans that when to this eco-farce.
Don’t worry about any of this. As of tomorrow night we’ll be entering the new era of fiscal responsibility or something by lopping off 37 cents in federal spending now that Obama will pretend to be a fiscal conservative or populist after a year of bankrupting us.
Thanks to a recently filed Congressional expense reports there’s new light shed on the Copenhagen Climate Summit in Denmark and how much it cost taxpayers.
CBS News Investigative correspondent Sharyl Attkisson reports official filings and our own investigation show at least 106 people from the House and Senate attended – spouses, a doctor, a protocol expert and even a photographer.
For 15 Democratic and 6 Republican Congressmen, food and rooms for two nights cost $4,406 tax dollars each. That’s $2,200 a day – more than most Americans spend on their monthly mortgage payment.