House stonewalled in probe of Army sleepovers in Trump Hotel

Associated Press  Peter Morrison Police patrol near Turnberry golf club in Turnberry Scotland Saturday

He also said the Air Force had not found anything improper regarding the Trump Turnberry stay but is still reviewing the records.

The House Oversight and Government Reform Committee has opened an investigation into the matter.

About the weekend, it was reported that a US Air Drive C-17 crew stayed at the Turnberry vacation resort all through a March refueling end en route to Kuwait, one more case in point of Trump's business earning money from taxpayer pounds, which has led some authorities watchdogs to argue the preparations breach ethical norms and probably violate a clause of the US Structure. "In this circumstance, they built reservations by means of the Protection Travel Program and made use of the closest readily available and minimum high-priced lodging to the airfield within the crews' allowable lodge fees", Air Power Brig.

Citing Defence Logistics Agency (DLA) records, it said the U.S. military had made 629 fuel purchase orders at the airport, totalling $11m (£9m), since October 2017.

It follows reports of the airport offering "cut-price rooms for select passengers and crew", along with free rounds of golf at Turnberry for U.S. military staff and civilian air crews.

He said the Air Power is level-headed reviewing the records however to this level has not chanced on anything corrupt with the crew's possess at the Trump property.

Trump Turnberry

According to Politico, the Pentagon still hasn't responded to the committee's info requests.

The letter, dated June 21 but unfamiliar to the public before this week, says a look at Defense Logistics Agency data indicates that, because of October 2017, taxpayers have spent $11 million on 629 gas buy orders in Glasgow Prestwick Airport in Scotland.

A powerful committee in the US Congress has launched an inquiry into spending by the US defence department at the Scottish Government-owned Prestwick Airport amid concerns of "serious conflicts of interest" and potential violations of military custom at the transport hub and president Donald Trump's nearby Turnberry resort.

Cummings and House Judiciary Chairman Jerry Nadler sent parallel letters to the White House, Secret Service, and Trump Organization asking for documents related to Pence's stay.

Pence was together with his family throughout the stay at Trump International Golf Links and Hotel at Doonbeg, Ireland.

Trump resigned as director of Turnberry when he took office in January 2017 but continues to hold an ownership stake.

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