Perhaps the best outcome of President Trump’s shutdown was Speaker Nancy Pelosi’s foreign trip slush fund. Nancy’s dirty travel expenses have just come to light, including nearly $200,000 for just one trip, which was spent flying her family from Italy to Ukraine in 2015. The numbers come from the federal government after Judicial Watch filed a Freedom of Information Act request. The trip, which Pelosi justified as “intended to underscore the U.S. commitment to security in the region,” included $190 five-course dinners as well as private viewings of the Sistine Chapel, the Duomo, and a viewing of Leonardo da Vinci’s Last Supper. So much for Pelosi and her Democrat pals “fighting for the working people.”
Here’s more from The Daily Wire…
A series of documents obtained by Judicial Watch show precisely how much money Rep. Nancy Pelosi (D-CA) has spent on previous jaunts abroad, similar to the one she was prevented from going on by a White House order last week — and it isn’t pretty.
The Daily Caller reports that Pelosi’s CoDel trip, that was canceled at the last minute by President Donald Trump in response to the the Speaker of the House accusing the White House of abusing scarce resources by holding the State of the Union address in the midst of a government shutdown, was hardly her first trip abroad on the American dime.
A Judicial Watch Freedom of Information Act request seeking information about Pelosi’s previous CoDel trips turned up a jaunt Pelosi took in 2015 to Italy and the Ukraine aboard Air Force planes. The total cost of the trip: $184,587.81.