Sam Brinton was traveling on taxpayer dime during Las Vegas luggage heist

By Alex Miller (Washington Times)

July 17, 2023

Sam Brinton, the former Energy Department official who was fired for stealing designer luggage at a Las Vegas airport, was on a taxpayer-funded trip during the bag grab, according to internal Biden administration documents.

The paperwork obtained by government watchdog group Functional Government Initiative showed that taxpayers footed a $1,950 bill for Brinton’s trip to the DOE-operated Nevada National Security Site near Las Vegas in early July 2022.

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