Perry took private jet day before Price resigned: report

Perry took private jet day before Price resigned: report
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Energy Secretary Rick PerryRick PerryRepublicans are the 21st-century Know-Nothing Party College football move rocks Texas legislature Trump tries to spin failed Texas endorsement: 'This was a win' MORE reportedly traveled on a chartered jet to Ohio last week, one day before Health and Human Services Secretary Tom PriceThomas (Tom) Edmunds PriceWant to evaluate Donald Trump's judgment? Listen to Donald Trump Former Georgia ethics official to challenge McBath A proposal to tackle congressional inside trading: Invest in the US MORE resigned amid controversy over his use of private jets.

Reuters reported that Perry traveled from Pennsylvania to Ohio late last month on the private plane during a trip to a uranium facility in Piketon, Ohio.


Sen. Rob PortmanRobert (Rob) Jones PortmanHillicon Valley — Presented by Xerox — The Facebook Oversight Board is not pleased New Senate bill would take steps to protect AI-collected data Pro-Vance poll shows tight race in Ohio GOP Senate primary MORE (R-Ohio) and two representatives from Ohio accompanied Perry during his visit to the uranium facility.

Price resigned last week after reports that his use of private jets for government travel cost taxpayers more than $1 million.

Several members of Trump's administration have come under scrutiny for their use of charter planes.

Treasury Secretary Steven MnuchinSteven MnuchinMajor Russian hacking group linked to ransomware attack on Sinclair: report The Hill's Morning Report - Presented by Alibaba - Biden jumps into frenzied Dem spending talks Former Treasury secretaries tried to resolve debt limit impasse in talks with McConnell, Yellen: report MORE, EPA Administrator Scott Pruitt and Interior Secretary Ryan ZinkeRyan Keith ZinkeOvernight Energy & Environment — Biden makes return to pre-Trump national monument boundaries official Want to evaluate Donald Trump's judgment? Listen to Donald Trump The Hill's Morning Report - Biden launches blitz for jobs plan with 'thank you, Georgia' MORE have each faced probes over their own use of private, military or chartered planes and taxpayer costs.

Veteran Affairs Secretary David Shulkin is also being investigated over a government trip to Europe last summer during which he reportedly spent half of his time sightseeing or shopping.