The goverment spent more than $300,000 on a promotional photo blunder that featured Air Force One flying over New York City but ended up up scaring New Yorkers of another 9/11 attack.
California Rep. Darrell Issa, the top Republican on House’s committee on oversight and governmetn reform said in a letter to the White House that the Aif Force had confirmed to him the photographic operation for the two F-16s and VC-25 cost taxpayers $328,835.
“Everything about this blunder is problematic,” Mr. Issa said in a statement. “Glaring errors of judgment and communication raise serious questions on a number of fronts.”
Mr. Issa is now pressing the White House to reveal more details about the purpose of the photo shoot.