Al Gore: Marco Rubio's Climate Change Response To State Of The Union 'Pitiful,' 'Dangerous'
Former vice president and environmental advocate Al Gore blasted the choice of Sen. Marco Rubio (R-Fla.) to give the Republican response to the State of the Union address as "dangerous" and "pitiful."House report says 'big-ticket' conferences cost taxpayers $340M | Fox News
a new congressional report shows taxpayers picked up the tab for at least 894 conferences in 2012 -- to the tune of $340 million.High-flying Holder: Report shows AG, FBI director used luxury jets for personal travel | Fox News
Those figures only cover "big-ticket" conferences -- or those that cost $100,000 or more -- so the total figure is likely higher.
Two high-tech luxury jets that the FBI convinced Congress were needed for the fight against global terrorism have instead been used to ferry around Attorney General Eric Holder and his predecessors, as well as FBI Director Robert Mueller, according to a government report released Thursday.Only 6% Rate News Media As Very Trustworthy - Rasmussen Reports™
Those officials -- which included Holder and Mueller, as well as former Attorneys General Michael Mukasey and Alberto Gonzales -- racked up nearly 700 "nonmission" trips between 2007 and 2011, at a cost of $11.4 million, according to the Government Accountability Office