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Republicans join Dems to defeat bill forcing Pete Buttigieg to disclose government jet use

Posted on AllSides July 20th, 2023
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A group of 10 House Republicans helped Democrats sink a bill that would have forced Transportation Secretary Pete Buttigieg to report his flight records on government-owned jets.

The bill — introduced by Rep. Mary Miller, R-Ill., as an amendment to Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) reauthorization legislation — was defeated in a narrow 219-216 vote late Wednesday. According to the roll call, 10 Republicans voted against while three Democrats voted in favor of the amendment which had language to "require a report on the Secretary of Transportation flight records."

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