- Apr 13, 2011
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- Political Leaning
Two lawmakers skipped a recent high-level briefing on National Security Agency (NSA) snooping so they could go to the Paris Air Show. [WATCH VIDEO]
Six lawmakers actually attended the show last weekend but one of them, Sen. James Inhofe (R-Okla.), was able to attend the briefing, according to his office, and catch an evening flight to France, demonstrating it was possible to attend a briefing on a major political issue and still join the plush codel.
Sens. Barbara Mikulski (D-Md.) and Richard Shelby (R-Ala.) missed the 2:30 p.m. session to catch an afternoon flight from Dulles International Airport.
Read more: Lawmakers skip NSA briefing to attend Paris air show - The Hill - covering Congress, Politics, Political Campaigns and Capitol Hill | TheHill.com
Yayyy! Instead of doing their job they are often to see airplanes! :doh