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A. No, sir; except this last trip with the subcommittee that went to Europe to study. But that is counterpart funds. No committee funds are involved.
Q. Do you have an airline credit card issued to you?
A. Only at the instruction of the chairman, I have allowed other staff members to use it when instructed by the chairman.
Q. Well, during the 89th Congress have you permitted the use of that travel card by other employees?
A. Yes; I have.
A. Odell Clark has had it, and to my knowledge he is the only one, although while it was in his possession I have no knowledge of what he may have done with it.
Q. How long did he have it in his possession?
A. Well, at times he has had it for as much as a week before I could get it back. Most times he would use it to pick up tickets and return it.
Q. And do I understand your testimony that you have made no air travel during 1965 or 1966?
A. No travel of any kind.
Q. I have here 26 airline tickets which reflect travel by Russellor R. Derrickson, during the period January 3, 1965, to September 30, 1966. Would you examine those travel vouchers or those airline tickets and tell us, one, did you make the travel; and second, on certain tickets there is a signature. Is that your signature on those tickets?
A. Well, immediately, I know I did not use I did not travel at all during that time.
Is the signature supposed to be up at the top?
Q. The signatures on yellow shuttle flight tickets. Yes; that is supposed to be a ticket.
A. That is not mine, that is not my signature.
Q. The signature will only appear on the yellow shuttle in-flight tickets.
Mr. Hays. Just check them all and if you find there is one that you have signed, otherwise you can say you signed none of them, if that is the fact.
Off the record.
By Mr. O'CONNOR: Q. None of the signatures appearing on those airline ticket receipts were made by you?
A. That is right, none of them. Mr. O'CONNOR. Will you please admit these as Derrickson exhibit No. 1 in the records?