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Rita F. Silva: Restrict presidential use of free flights

July 10, 2014 

I do not care which party the president belongs to, Democrat or Republican, I have a problem with him using the taxpayers’ money to jet around the country raising money for his party. This expense should be paid by the parties, not the taxpayers. It is also an unfair advantage for the party of the president. These trips cost millions that could benefit all Americans, not just the members of the president’s party. If a Republican should win the election, I will feel exactly the same way. It is time to put a stop to this practice.

Rita F. Silva, Los Banos

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