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Posted at 04:40 PM ET, 02/27/2013

Boehner cuts House members’ greatest perk


House speaker John Boehner speaking to reporters Tuesday (J. Scott Applewhite - AP)
House Speaker John Boehner, citing the impending sequester cuts to the federal budget, Wednesday canceled all House congressional delegation (codel) travel on military jets, our colleague Paul Kane reported, citing GOP sources in the room

Members may still be able to fly commercially however.

Of course, as we noted on Friday, budget cuts to the Air Force may well end that spectacular perk — full-service, business-class-only — for the House — and the Senate.

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Tags:  sequester, John Boehner, Boehner, congressional delegations, codels, cancel, trips, Al Kamen, Emily Heil, In the Loop

 
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