By , Mount Vernon News
August 26, 2011, 11:08 am

MOUNT VERNON — U.S. Rep. Bob Gibbs, R-18, toured the Rolls-Royce plant Thursday as part of a series of stops he is making through the district before Congress reconvenes in September.

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One Response to “Gibbs makes stop at Rolls-Royce on trip through county”

  1. Dick Taylor

    Bob – be careful with them. Are you aware that Rolls Royce paid millions of Dollars a year in secret corruption and slush funds to help sell their aero engines to airlines that will be “advised” (or forced!) by those receiving the secret slush funds.
    Just one example is that Tommy Suharto (son of the ex-Indonesian president) was given about 20 million dollars and a new blue Rolls Royce car by Rolls Royce (before he was jailed for murder!) to force the Indonesian airline Garuda to take the R-R Trent 700 engine on the A330 aircraft they were buying. They got a really bad commercial deal and the follow-on warranty and support was probably the worst any operator had ever had. When Tommy was jailed, Rolls then paid his millionaire friend, Soetikno about 1 million dollars a year! This was supported by the Rolls exec in Indonesia (Dr Mike Gray) because Mike was given “personal benefit” by Soetikno to keep the contract going. Mike even used RR staff to support the bar girl he was “knocking off” when his wife was away.
     
    Dick Taylor. (ex Rolls-Royce Chief Service Rep)