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Trump slams McCaskill for plane use during road trip

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President Donald Trump took to Twitter to express his distaste with U.S. Sen. Claire McCaskill's use of a plane during an RV tour in Missouri.

"Senator Claire McCaskill of the GREAT State of Missouri flew around in a luxurious private jet during her RV tour of the state. RV’s are not for her. People are really upset, so phony! Josh Hawley should win big, and has my full endorsement," Trump tweeted.

A McCaskill spokeswoman said the senator spent the majority of the late May trip on her RV but flew back to her lodging facility for the three-day veterans tour.

"Paying on my own dime to visit more Missouri veterans is not something I’m going to apologize for," McCaskill said.

Read more from The Associated Press.


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shelia wrigjht

Does our current president use his own plane as he packs his whole family into a plane and jets off to Florida for a wee k end of golf? It sounds as if the pot is tweeting that the kettle is black,

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