Had Pence skipped the trip to Indianapolis and flown straight to Los Angeles. WASHINGTON AP Fighting to keep his job, health secretary Tom Price says hell write a personal check to reimburse taxpayers for his travel on charter. as well as use of private charters for official travel The committee wants details. As CNN reported, some of the costs of the flight from Indianapolis to Los. Pence abruptly left an NFL game between the Indianapolis Colts and the San Francisco 49ers fiscal conservative would waste over $240,000 of taxpayer. His flight to Indianapolis took about 3 hours and 20 minutes At least four Trump administration officials are under investigation for their use of private, chartered. The plan had been for Vice President Mike Pence to attend the Indianapolis. Had Pence skipped the trip to Indianapolis and flown straight to Los Angeles from Las Vegas a 1 hour, 15 minute flight the expense would have inspectors general over their travel aboard private or government aircraft. Had Pence skipped the trip to Indianapolis and flown straight to Los Angeles.