The documents also detail correspondence from intermediaries for Speaker Pelosi issuing demands for certain aircraft and expressing outrage when requested military planes were not available. “It is my understanding there are no G5s available for the House during the Memorial Day recess. This is totally unacceptable…The speaker will want to know where the planes are…” wrote Kay King, Director of the House Office of Interparliamentary Affairs. In a separate email, when told a certain type of aircraft would not be available, King writes, “This is not good news, and we will have some very disappointed folks, as well as a very upset [s]peaker.”…. During another email exchange DOD staff advised Kay King that one Pelosi military aircraft request could not be met because of “crew rest requirements” and offered to help secure commercial travel. Kay King responded: “We appreciate the efforts to help the codel [sic] fly commercially but you know the problem that creates with spouses. If we can find another way to assist with military assets, we would like to do that.”So, the terrifying horror and impending destruction of man-made global warming aside, why is Speaker Pelosi, a woman at the helm of an organization so riddled with mismanagement, waste and poor decision making that it had to get over a trillion dollar bailout, flying around in private jets? National security? Because the last guy did it?
According to Judicial Watch, House Speaker Nancy Pelosi and her “extended family” are enjoying the benefits of travel via Gulfstream jet on the taxpayer’s dime. Here’s a little preview: