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Tue Jun 11, 2019, 09:21 PM

Exclusive: Rep. Greg Pence amends filing that showed lodging charge at Trump hotel

Source: USA Today

WASHINGTON – Greg Pence, a freshman congressman and brother of Vice President Mike Pence, reported spending more than $7,600 in campaign funds on lodging at the Trump International Hotel in the first few months after his election in November, although lawmakers are supposed to pay for their own housing in Washington.

After USA TODAY asked about the expenses included on his Federal Election Commission disclosure reports, Pence’s spokesman, Kyle Robertson, declined to say whether the Indiana Republican stayed at the hotel before getting an apartment in Washington.

Hours after USA TODAY pressed for more detail on the nature of the lodging expenses, the campaign filed an amended FEC report that changed the designation of the expenses to "fundraising event costs."

Federal election rules allow campaign funds to be spent on hotels for fundraising events. And Pence separately reported more than $15,000 in catering and reception costs at Trump’s hotel in December and January.

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Read more: https://www.usatoday.com/story/news/politics/2019/06/11/greg-pence-campaign-amends-report-on-trump-hotel-costs/1380766001/

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Reply Exclusive: Rep. Greg Pence amends filing that showed lodging charge at Trump hotel (Original post)
highplainsdem Jun 11 OP
mr_lebowski Jun 11 #1
tanyev Jun 11 #2
cstanleytech Jun 11 #3
mopinko Jun 11 #4
BigmanPigman Jun 11 #5
trev Jun 11 #6
KT2000 Jun 12 #7
JohnnyRingo Jun 12 #8
Scarsdale Jun 12 #9

Response to highplainsdem (Original post)

Tue Jun 11, 2019, 09:43 PM

1. So like 2 months after he was elected congressman from Indiana

He has an extended stay in a ritzy DC hotel on the campaign dime, calling it lodging initially, but then changed (when questioned about) it to say it was for 'fundraising events'?

Uh-huh.

Fundraising for WHO? Yourself? Or Trump 2020? Pretty sure legally it has to be for yourself.

So lets see that list of the DC fundraiser(s) you were supposedly holding 2 months into your term, hey, Greg? Got some invites? Some emails talking about them, even?

Betcha got nothin.

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Response to highplainsdem (Original post)

Tue Jun 11, 2019, 09:48 PM

2. It's more of a redirection of the swamp than a draining.

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Response to tanyev (Reply #2)

Tue Jun 11, 2019, 09:56 PM

3. What they also leave out is the deepest and most polluted section of the swamp is located

deep in Repugnant territory.

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Response to tanyev (Reply #2)

Tue Jun 11, 2019, 10:33 PM

4. i think it is more of an evolution

sparked by orange radiation.

they are all godzilla now.

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Response to highplainsdem (Original post)

Tue Jun 11, 2019, 11:05 PM

5. Is this the same brother with Russian financial ties?

The GOP believes in "keeping it in the family" so I guess the Pence family takes that literally. I thought that GOD frowns upon stealing from and cheating others. Is this the same religion and GOD which guides him at all times and he constantly refers to?

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Response to highplainsdem (Original post)

Tue Jun 11, 2019, 11:15 PM

6. Hardly surprising.

An investigation should be opened into his entire campaign.

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Response to highplainsdem (Original post)

Wed Jun 12, 2019, 01:11 AM

7. such obedient toads

they rush to his hotel without question because they are criminals too - their god says grease the palms.

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Response to highplainsdem (Original post)

Wed Jun 12, 2019, 03:18 AM

8. These Christians are really getting on my nerves.

Heaven must be rife with pickpockets and horse thieves.

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Response to JohnnyRingo (Reply #8)

Wed Jun 12, 2019, 06:57 AM

9. Why didn't he stay

at Mike's (government funded) place? Is he gay? That would be a reason for Mike to refuse to house him. What is wrong with these voters who elect corrupt representatives? These people see all the perks their family members get while "working" for the taxpayers (yeah, right) then jump on to the bandwagon, with their hands out.

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