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Treasury Secretary requested government jet for European honeymoon

Original story at ABC News• 7 mentions • 1 week ago

ABC News 1 week ago

 
Secretary Steven Mnuchin requested use of a government jet to take him and his wife on their honeymoon in Scotland, France and Italy earlier this summer, sparking an “inquiry” by The Treasury Department's Office of Inspector General, sources tell ABC News. Officials familiar with the matter say the highly unusual ask for a U.S. Air Force jet, which according to an Air Force spokesman could cost roughly $25,000 per hour to operate, was put in writing by the secretary's office but eventually deemed unnecessary after further consideration of by Treasury Department officials. Senator Ron Wyden (D-Oregon), the top Democrat on ...
 
 
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14 Sep
Queerjohn PA @QueerjohnPA
RT @aravosis: Ruh roh // Treasury Secretary Mnuchin requested government jet for European honeymoon - ABC News - https://t.co/0uu1UY8kkf
14 Sep
🗽Jeffrey Levin 🗽 @jilevin
Treasury Secretary requested government jet for European honeymoon https://t.co/cZMsNEG4EI
14 Sep
Pedro da Costa @pdacosta
RT @JakeSherman: Wow. Mnuchin asked for a government jet for his honeymoon. https://t.co/7CCnPAOtP1
13 Sep
Dennis who? @RebelCapitalist
RT @JuddLegum: Treasury Secretary Mnuchin requested government jet for European honeymoon https://t.co/CBdG9OeuAJ
13 Sep
ThinkProgress @thinkprogress
RT @JuddLegum: Treasury Secretary Mnuchin requested government jet for European honeymoon https://t.co/CBdG9OeuAJ
13 Sep
Nick Timiraos @NickTimiraos
ABC News: Mnuchin inquired about using a government jet for his honeymoon in Europe (but didn't ultimately use one) https://t.co/fW7fGDB5gN