A marriage made in corruption: The Mitch and Elaine story

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The deputy press secretary for the Department of Transportation has emailed Daily Kos in response to Monday’s story reporting on Politico’s exposé of the direct line Kentucky officials have to Secretary Elaine Chao through Moscow Mitch McConnell’s office. In the first 14 months of the Trump administration alone, one-fourth of all her appointments were with Kentuckians.

The response from the U.S. DOT spokesperson says “In nearly three years transportation blogger Tanya Snyder has written more misleading articles focused on the Secretary’s calendar than on infrastructure or the safety technology that is the future of transportation—and that’s sad.” Yes, they actually use the Trumpian “sad.” Snyder is actually a reporter, not that there is anything wrong with being a blogger.

The statement goes on to say that the reporting is based on “a few outdated and incomplete calendars provided by dark money, partisan political groups.” The records were obtained by Politico under the Freedom of Information Act. The statement concludes “No new information is presented in these repetitive attacks on the work of the Department, and our work will continue regardless.”

Meanwhile, McConnell’s campaign team isn’t contesting the facts of the article. In fact, they’re tweeting it out. It would seem that they’re proud of what sure appears to be some corruption being conducted by the happy couple.

Awkward for the Department of Transportation! One wonders if Mitch and Elaine talk to each other over breakfast.

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Dick Panico
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Dick Panico

Corruption running rampant on the Whitehouse, ever sense Trump became President. At no time in his history have we ever had such
an across the board crooks at all levels with the Republicans complicit ?

chris whitley
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chris whitley

Yeah I don’t get it. I thought this stuff was illegal. Trump and McConnell are making a mockery of our government. Where does it stop. Why doesn’t someone step in and do something. They are ripping us off in plain view. WTF!