1) Who was on Air Force One for this flight?
2) How much did this Photo Op cost, at a time when my taxes are being raised to death our convenient “crisis”?
3) Who requested and authorized this fiasco?
4) Exactly how many thousands of citizens were terrified by this fiasco?
5)What was the intended use of the photos taken?
AND, BTW, Obama’s excuses: “The flyover — apparently ordered by the White House Office of Military Affairs so it would have souvenir photos of Air Force One with the Statue of Liberty in the background...” doesn't pass the “smell test”. No way the DOD dreamed up this stunt. Why didn't they do this over the past eight years if it was so important? No, it was Obama and his merry band of delinquents and thugs who dreamed up this mess, and they need to be furnished big time.
The answers to those highly legitimiate questions, (as well as some of my own that I have posed here), would require:
a) A Republican leadership with balls.
b) A truly professional media engaged in actual newsworthy reporting and public service.
In actuality, we have:
c) None of the above.
From Wikipedia: Louis Caldera (born April 1, 1956) served as United States Secretary of the Army from July 2, 1998January 20, 2001, the 17th man to hold that office. He is currently serving in the Obama administration as Director of the White House Military Office, responsible for all military support for White House operations.
threatened federal sanctions
add to that, Just who is threatened federal sanctions?