Republican Sen. Josh Hawley used campaign funds to pay for $197 in food during family Universal Studios trip. Politicians are expressly prohibited from using campaign funds to pay for personal expenditures. — Ashley Collman, Business Insider News Reporter
Republican Sen. Josh Hawley used campaign funds to pay for $197 in food during family Universal Studios trip. Politicians are expressly prohibited from using campaign funds to pay for personal expenditures. — Ashley Collman, Business Insider News Reporter
Republican Sen. Josh Hawley used campaign funds to pay for $197 in food during family Universal Studios trip
  • The New York Post uncovered questionable spending by Republican Sen. Josh Hawley.
  • FEC records show the Missouri senator using campaign funds to pay for food on a family outing.
  • Hawley's office told The Post that the expenses were reimbursed on January 30 — 10 months later.
Politicians are expressly prohibited from using campaign funds to pay for personal expenditures.

Hawley took his family to Universal Studios during a trip to Florida in March 2020 to attend a lobbyist retreat.

When reached for comment by The Post, Hawley's office said the spending in question was later reimbursed, albeit more than 10 months later, on January 30. His office said that the event "is designed specifically for families to attend."
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