The Republican National Committee has had difficulty correctly describing why it spent some donor funds. Boca Grande Outfitters, a fly-fishing and tackle shop where the committee spent $282 on "meals," has no restaurant. Boyden Valley Winery actually sells cases of wine, not "office supplies." And StubHub, where the RNC says it spent $4,266 on "lodging," is a Los Angeles-based broker of tickets to sporting events.
SOURCE: | The Washington Post - April 21, 2010
Spending is liberal at both parties' committees Article | Both the national Democratic and Republican party committees spend about two-thirds of the money they take in on the care and comfort of committee staffs and on efforts to raise more funds, with lavish spending on limousines, expensive hotels, meals and tips, an analysis of the latest financial d...