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February 28, 2013

FBI accused of misusing jets

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Washington, D.C. —

The GAO report also says that that the department flies the jets from an undisclosed location in the Washington area to Reagan National Airport to pick up the Attorney General and the FBI Director for their travel.  Over the last five years, this alone has cost the taxpayers $1.5 million.

“It seems to me that there has to be a better way than flying a jet a few miles to pick up the Attorney General and the FBI Director,” Grassley said.

The GAO report can be found here (http://www.grassley.senate.gov/judiciary/upload/FBI-jet-02-27-13-GAO-report-final.pdf)

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