Congress' Globe-Trotting Memorial Day Weekend ...

Matt Lewis
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Posted: Jul 17, 2008 11:10 AM
So-called "junkets" can actually have a positive impact.  For example, with all the talk about ANWR, it is encouraging that several Members of Congress are actually planning to see it for themselves.  It is also good to know that Barack Obama is finally going to Iraq.

... On the other hand, it is certainly possible for Members of Congress to lavish trips paid for by the taxpayers.  Some questionable examples -- regarding trips Congressmen (and their families) made this past Memorial Day -- have begun to arise ...