Roy Blunt on "Pelosi One."
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In case you have not heard, Nancy Pelosi is trying to take advantage of her position and force the military to provide her with a 50 passenger plane which would be about the size of a Boeing 757.
To give you an idea the past Speaker of the House, Dennis Hassert, flew in a much smaller plane. MUCH smaller (think Gulf Stream or commuter jet).
Is this another example of Democrats sneaking lobbyist and earmarks without the public knowing? Could be.
Congressman Roy Blunt properly asks for the reasoning behind Speaker Pelosi's request for a 50 passenger plane. He notes that those seats could very well be used as perks to contributors or whomever. He has a point. Why else would she need such a large plane with that number of seats. Let me guess The children, right?
I would note that I am shocked that the media actually covered the event - and that Pelosi is wrong about flying from one part of the country to her "home" district. If she was in dire need to get from San Fransisco to Washington, D.C. securely and in a fast ammount of time the air force would find a way.
For those of you who still do not believe Pelosi and Democrats are obessed with power I would ask you to think again.