Minnick Hyper-Critical Of Congressional Spending On Perks: Then Spends More Than His Counterparts

By: Bill Hurst
The “Troublesome” Conservative

Minnick, posing as a conservative, has a history of criticizing certain actions during campaigns and then turning around and doing what he is critical of!

Let’s explore Minnick’s criticism of congressional spending on travel and franking privileges (the right of Senators and Representatives to send job-related mail without paying postage.)

In 2009, Minnick has spent almost $102,000.00 in travel related expenses. While Idaho’s other Representative has spent about $67,000 on travel. While campaigning for his run to represent Idaho’s 1st Congressional District, Minnick had concerns over the lack of accountability and transparency in the Federal Government.

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