First in Fox: Senate John Barasso, R-YO, a ranking member of the Energy and Natural Resources Committee. Home Speaker Nancy Pelosir, D-Calif., The district has its federally required financial self-sufficiency.
Barasso sent a letter to the president of the Presidio Trust, Lin Benioff, about the trust’s federal financial obligations.
The San Francisco Presidio Trust oversees the national park, and according to the trust’s founding law, it must be financially self-sustaining.
Major Pelosi is sitting on the SF Park board in his district to get $ 200 million from taxpayers
“The Presidio Trust Act states that the San Francisco Presidio must be financially self-sufficient and should not receive funding from American taxpayers,” Barasso wrote. “The Presidio Trust’s website further confirms that the park is operated ‘at no cost to taxpayers’.”
Barasso noted that Pelosi and House Democrat leaders had “set aside” $ 200 million in taxpayer funds for the park “as part of their reckless tax and spending budget legislation,” citing a Fox News article published by several board members of the trust. – including Benioff – the main Pelosi donor.
Senator Benioff was asked to answer a list of questions about the trust’s financial obligations, asking if the presidio was “currently self-sufficient under its promises and legislation” and if the park “had to fund tenants for maintenance and delayed maintenance of facilities.”
He asked the board to provide its “plan” for the multi-million dollar fund, as well as “complete accounting of delayed maintenance within the presidio” and a list of current park tenants.
The board of the Presidio Trust has a number of democratic donors who have saved thousands of dollars over the years for pro-Pelosi efforts.
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Drew Hamill, a spokesman for Pelosi, told Fox News in a phone call Thursday that the park is a precedent for current board members and a legal feature of the Presidio National Park speaker’s congressional career.
Hamill also blasted the notion that donors on board had something to do with the taxpayer’s পাওয়ার 200 million power offer for the park, calling it a “stupid thing made out of confusion” and referring to Pelosi as “known for.” Preserving the Presidio in his life in public service.
The Presidio Trust did not immediately respond to Fox News’ request for comment.
Houston Keane is a reporter for Fox News Digital. You can find him on Twitter at @HoustonKeene.