Sanford has said he would pay back an undisclosed amount for the nine-day trip to Brazil and Argentina for which taxpayers paid $12,000 last year. That includes $8,687 for Sanford’s plane ticket, and $453 in lodging. A spokeswoman for the Commerce Department said Friday that initially plans were made to only visit Brazil, but Sanford asked for extra meetings in Argentina.Sanford said the trip was legitimate but he put the agency in an awkward spot “based on what I did in terms of eating dinner down there.”
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Can the Mark Sanford “affair” get any crazier? I mean spouting Bible verses to justify making booty calls…
On two continents!
Didn’t they just send Kwame Kilpatrick (and his Honey) ex-Mayor of Detroit to jail for the same thing? Why exactly is Sanford getting special consideration? Read the rest of this entry »