February 6, 2020
Sen. Bernie Sanders (I-VT), who spent $1.2 million on private air travel in the final quarter of 2019, is outraged that President Trump did not mention climate change during Tuesday’s State of the Union address.
“In the year 2020, how can a president of the United States give a State of the Union speech and not mention climate change?” Sanders asked following the conclusion of Trump’s address to the nation:
In the year 2020, how can a president of the United States give a State of the Union speech and not mention climate change?
— Bernie Sanders (@BernieSanders) February 5, 2020
Sanders is a huge proponent of the Green New Deal and has proposed a massive $16 trillion plan as a hallmark of his presidential platform, describing climate change as the “single greatest challenge facing our country.”
However, Sanders has yet to address his excessive use of private air travel on the campaign trail. Federal Election Commission (FEC) filings reveal that the socialist senator spent more on private air travel than his rivals in the final quarter of 2019, spending $1,199,579, precisely, on Apollo Jets, LLC, which the Free Beacon notes is a “luxury private jet charter service.”
This article was posted: Thursday, February 6, 2020 at 5:00 am