POLITICS
07/04/2010 05:12 am ET | Updated May 25, 2011

Military Transportation Used By Members Of Congress, Even For Local Travel

Members of Congress routinely travel on Defense Department airplanes to far-flung corners of the world, but it turns out they sometimes request military transport to go no farther than Farragut Square.

Documents obtained by Roll Call indicate that Members of Congress occasionally ask the Pentagon for military transportation for Congressional delegations heading to the White House or across town for a ceremonial event.

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