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|Members of Congress took trip secretly funded by foreign government|
|The state-owned oil company of Azerbaijan secretly funded an all-expenses-paid trip to a conference in 2013 for 10 members of Congress and 32 staff members, according to a confidential ethics report obtained by The Washington Post. Lawmakers and their staff members received hundreds of thousands of dollars’ worth of travel expenses, silk scarves, crystal tea sets and Azerbaijani rugs valued at $2,500 to $10,000, according to the ethics report. MORE|
“Remember a couple weeks ago when McCain, FOX and the GOP were all saying “Obama misread Putin… and now we are paying a heavy price for it”? Well, looks like they were the ones misreading Putin. Won’t be the first time Republicans got that wrong, is it Dubya?
McCain’s recent attack on Obama’s foreign policy was on March 4th. Putin hasn’t been seen since March 5th. And now, informed sources are saying a “slow motion coup” is underway in Russia.” [EXCERPT] FULL POST