Under Fire: Congressional Perks

Speaker of the House Nancy Pelosi has imposed new rules, announced Friday, cracking down on one of the costliest perks for members of Congress and their staffs: luxury international travel. Under the new rules for international Congressional travel, taxpayers won't be billed for business or first class airfare, unless the flights are more than 14 hours long. This ends a widespread practice ABC News exposed last month involving both parties. One House staffer named Harlan Watson racked up...Full Story
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