AP: Sanford spent $63,000 on chartered flights

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The Associated Press reports that Governor Mark Sanford relied on charter jet services costing taxpayers more than $63,000 when traveling in Europe on two state business trips.

Read more stories on this subject in our Mark Sanford topic page.Sanford is already in some hot water for, well, lots of reasons and this just adds even more fuel to the fire.

The Associated Press investigation found that had the Governor taken commercial flights for the trips in question, it would have saved the state $41,223.

The other side says it's not such a simple matter.

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