Companies and Foreign Governments Pay for Pentagon Travel
Who doesn’t have a potential conflict of interest these days in Washington, DC? If it’s not economic advisors in the White House, it’s lawmakers on Capitol Hill—or even Joe the Civil Servant at the Pentagon. The Center for Public Integrity, a government watchdog group, went through ten years worth of travel disclosure records from the Department of Defense and found that personnel have enjoyed thousands of trips paid for by industry or foreign governments doing business with the military.
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