Office of Management and Budget Director Mick Mulvaney attends the daily briefing at the White House in Washington, U.S., July 20, 2017. REUTERS Office of Management and Budget Director Mick Mulvaney attends the daily briefing at the White House in Washington, U.S., July 20, 2017. REUTERS

White House cracks down on use of charter planes by officials

Sat, Sep. 30, 2017
WASHINGTON - 30 September 2017: The White House on Friday cracked down on government officials using charter aircraft following the resignation of health secretary Tom Price over his use of private planes for government business.

In a memo to government agencies, White House budget chief Mick Mulvaney said commercial air travel is "appropriate" with few exceptions even for very senior officials, and the use of chartered aircraft must be approved in advance by the White House chief of staff.
 
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