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McCaskill Says She Won't Apologize For Using Private Plane

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U.S. Senator Claire McCaskill (Missouri) U.S. Senator Claire McCaskill (Missouri)

    President Donald Trump slammed Democratic Missouri U.S. Senator Claire McCaskill as "phony" in a tweet on Wednesday after she used a private plane during part of a recent RV road trip through Missouri to visit veterans. 
    President Trump and Republicans piled on McCaskill for taking some flights on her husband's company's propeller plane during the three-day tour. 
    McCaskill's spokeswoman says the senator spent the majority of the late May trip on her RV but flew back to where she stayed overnight during the three-day tour.
    The tour was aimed at speaking with veterans.
      In a statement released by her campaign, McCaskill said "paying on my own dime to visit more Missouri veterans is not something I'm going to apologize for."

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