Expensive gifts for politicos never play well as for the broke-ass public . . . This time around a native Kansas politico takes a hit for the largess sent his way.
Money line . . .
"The Japanese whiskey was valued at $5,800 and was presented to Pompeo in June 2019, presumably when he visited the country that month for a Group of 20 summit that was also attended by President Donald Trump. But unlike other gifts, the department said there was no record of what had become of the bottle."
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WASHINGTON - The State Department said Wednesday that it's investigating the disappearance of a nearly $6,000 bottle of whiskey given to former Secretary of State Mike Pompeo by the government of Japan. The department said in a notice posted in the Federal Register that the whiskey's whereabouts are unknown and "it's looking into the matter and has an ongoing inquiry."