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Pete Buttigieg Takes Multiple Taxpayer-Funded Private Jets, Despite Calls to Ease Carbon Emissions

Posted on AllSides December 13th, 2022
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Flight records reveal United States Transportation Secretary Pete Buttigieg has taken flights on taxpayer-funded private jets while pushing to ease carbon emissions.

Buttigieg has taken at least 18 flights using a private jet fleet managed by the Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) and paid for by the American taxpayer to multiple states, including Florida, Ohio, and New Hampshire, since being a part of President Joe Biden’s cabinet, according to records obtained by the government watchdog group Americans for Public Trust (APT) and first reported by Fox News.

Flight records obtained by the government watchdog group showed...

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