Stolen Limo Sparks German Political Scandal
LINDA WERTHEIMER, host:
Good morning. Im Linda Wertheimer.
Germany's Health Minister Ulla Schmidt took a plane to a holiday spot in Spain. She also had her chauffeur drive her limousine 3,000 miles and meet her there. The car was later stolen. Now, the trips a political scandal. A spokeswoman for the Health Ministry says the limo was for official meetings to discuss health care and pensions with Germans, who have retired to Spain.
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