Emails Show Commercial flights are too ‘burdensome’ for Clinton, Demanded Air Force Plane
Hillary Clinton summoned the Air Force to fly her from New York to Washington, DC, seven years ago because she didn’t want to use the “burdensome” commercial shuttle, according to newly released e-mails.
Exchanges from May 4, 2009, between Clinton and close aide Huma Abedin show the then- secretary of state trying to figure out how to avoid the air shuttle that runs hourly between New York and the nation’s capital.
“Do you think we could get a plane for Westchester flight back tonight?” Clinton wrote in an e-mail released this week by Judicial Watch, the conservative watchdog that sued the State Department for the records.
“It’s going to rain all day and I still don’t feel great, so the idea of playing a guessing game w the shuttle is really burdensome to me. What do you think? Could be any time that works for the Air Force,” Clinton told Abedin. – READ MORE