Posts Tagged ‘Navigator’

Navigatorgate: The Prequel

Turns out that Council Chairman Kwame "Fully Loaded" Brown didn't just reject one pricey SUV, he rejected two.
We all know by now that Brown made the city order him a second luxury Lincoln Navigator because he didn't like the first one's gray interior. But what's been undisclosed, til now, is that Brown also turned up [...]

Even More Bad News Regarding Navigators

City procurement law generally prohibits the District from making advance payments on contracts, but the Department of Public Works did exactly that on the lease for Council Chairman Kwame "Fully Loaded" Brown's luxury SUVs.
"There was an error made and we should not have paid the entire amount up front," says DPW spokeswoman Nancee Lyons in [...]

In the Old Days, Councilmembers Helped You Buy a Car

Since Navigatorgate broke, several councilmembers have taken the opportunity to take jabs at Kwame "Fully Loaded" Brown.
Ward 6 Councilmember Tommy Wells has pointedly said that “if we're going to have a relationship to the people who are paying our bills, we've got to show that we're being smart and frugal.” At-Large Councilmember Sekou Biddle called [...]

Kwame Brown, the Prevaricator in the Navigator

LL is a little sore today from getting out-FOIA'd this morning by the Post's Mike DeBonis. DBones nicely takes up where LL left off on the story of Council Chairman Kwame Brown's Lincoln Navigator costing nearly taxpayers nearly $2,000 a month.
Through a Freedom of Information Act request, DeBonis finds that Brown put the city on [...]