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    This is the other issue regarding jet fueling that the jack*sses and their propaganda media are making a big deal over.

    Demovictory9 (7,905 posts Air Force acknowledges crew stayed at Trump resort during refueling but says it was 'not unusual'

    https://www.cnn.com/2019/09/08/polit...rry/index.html


    The Air Force, which said in a statement it was reviewing the trip records, said the stop was "not unusual." But it's another example of Trump's company earning money from taxpayer dollars, which has led some government watchdogs to argue the arrangement breaches ethical norms and potentially violates a clause of the US Constitution.

    "As our air crews serve on these international airlift missions, they follow strict guidelines on contracting for hotel accommodations and all expenditures of taxpayer dollars," Air Force Brig. Gen. Ed Thomas said in a statement. "In this case, they made reservations through the Defense Travel System and used the closest available and least expensive accommodations to the airfield within the crews' allowable hotel rates. While we are still reviewing the trip records, we have found nothing that falls outside the guidelines associated with selecting stopover airports on travel routes and hotel accommodations for crew rest."

    The Air Force said the crew on the March 13 consisted of seven active duty and National Guard crew members, adding that although they stayed at Turnberry en route to Kuwait, "it doesn't appear" they did so on the trip back to the US.

    The Air Force said the Turnberry resort was less expensive than a nearby Marriott and that both were under the per diem rate of $166. The Air Force also said it schedules stopovers based on such factors as leg distance and contract fuel availability.

    Crews use a commercial airport -- Prestwick in Glasgow -- when they stop for refueling in Scotland.
    The Pentagon and White House have not responded to CNN's request for comment regarding the stopovers in Scotland and the stays at Turnberry. The Trump Organization also did not respond to a request for comment regarding the stays at Turnberry.
    spanone (114,736 posts)

    1. By not unusual, it would appear that it goes on all the time....IMPEACHMENT ANYONE?
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    3. What other places have they stayed and re-fueled?

    Besides Trump Properties?

    Inquiring minds want to know.l
    Right. Because all the other flights that were taken going back 20 years they slept under the jet.......or something.
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    4. Has the airport ever been used for refueling before Trump became president?

    Because they certainly have been flying to Kuwait long before then.
    Sneederbunk (5,302 posts)

    5. Now now that would be an unfair question, don't you know.
    If Jack*ss Democrats didn't want to look like unhinged fools it's a question they'd ask before throwing a fit.

    IcyPeas (7,104 posts)

    6. Prestwick has been used for military refueling since the 1930s.

    “Prestwick Airport has handled military and private flights since the 1930s and it remains an important part of the airport’s business”.

    https://www.scotsman.com/news/politi...tion-1-4954141
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    8. On one level,

    I don't begrudge Military personnel getting the occasional stay in nice accommodations. They deserve it.

    This however seems a bit "too convenient". If Trump wants to make his resorts available to the military, it could be out in the open, and at cost. It would be a decent thing to do. After all, lots of organizations give military discounts and other privileges. Why then keep it under wraps?

    I realize with trump, he has to lie when it's less work to tell the truth.

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    1. It's NONE of their business.
    2. They've already said they wouldn't believe him so why would he say anything.

    The PIGS use anything and everything to claim he lies or to mock him. As such he's under no obligation to satisfy their hated and respond.
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    This is from another thread.

    https://www.democraticunderground.com/117812808

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    4. Sone questions.

    1. How often do these Air Force crews stop in Scotland for refueling?

    2. Did these Air Force crews stop in Scotland during the Obama and previous administrations?

    3. When they stopped in Scotland for refueling, where have they historically stayed?

    4. When did they start staying at the Trump facility and under whose direction did this start?

    5. How much USG money has gone to this particular Trump facility, and how much has the Air Force paid historically to other facilities before they started staying at this one?

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    8. Started under Obama

    Contract signed with Prestwick Airport in 2016. Apparently hotels booked through online Pentagon travel system because it had the lowest rate ($136/night). Max allowed rate is $166/night.
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    6. So they are trying to respond to just part of the problem.

    Why did they refuel at a private filling station where they paid much more for the fuel instead of going to an American military base in England - I think there are five.

    How did they insure that the plane was protected while at a foreign/private location?
    Did we pay for extra security?

    Did they pay airport fees at the private airport? How much?
    If something is done a certain way when Obama was President it's OK, but when President Trump does the same they act like feral pigs attacking someone.
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    How much money do the DUmmies think Trump pockets when seven people spend one night at the government rate at one of his hotels in Scotland?
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    1. By not unusual, it would appear that it goes on all the time....IMPEACHMENT ANYONE?
    Oh yea!!! You got him now! This is big. Really big! Add this with a recent report of Trump entering California air space with plastic straws on board. A whole box! (confidential source).
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    The DUmmies would rather have aircrew spend the night on the streets in an infected homeless encampment rather than a decent billet just as a big fuck you to President Trump.

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    Quote Originally Posted by FDK View Post
    How much money do the DUmmies think Trump pockets when seven people spend one night at the government rate at one of his hotels in Scotland?
    Given the average DUmmies knowledge of economics, capitalism, profits, costs, ect... they probably figure $75 million each, straight from taxpayers into Trump's money bin, where he swims through the coinage like Scrooge McDuck.

    Anyone with a count on how many government contracts and business deals go to companies directly or indirectly connected to Democrats that the DUmp ignores on a regular basis?
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    Is it legal if off-duty Military-personnel vacation in one of our National Parks and maybe buy beer at a carryout just outside the park?

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    Quote Originally Posted by Dlr Pyro View Post
    The DUmmies would rather have aircrew spend the night on the streets in an infected homeless encampment rather than a decent billet just as a big fuck you to President Trump.
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    Quote Originally Posted by 3rd-try View Post
    Oh yea!!! You got him now! This is big. Really big! Add this with a recent report of Trump entering California air space with plastic straws on board. A whole box! (confidential source).
    And Sharpies!!!
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    I'm sure the Trump organization is going to get filthy rich off one aircrew's perdiem. /Hard eyeroll
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