Huffpost Politics

RNC Spent $340,000 On Hawaii Meeting, FEC Reports Show

Posted: Updated:

The RNC spent more than $340K at a semi-annual meeting in Honolulu in Jan., the latest example of the party spending lavishly on itself while GOP officials worry they won't have enough money to take advantage of a promising national landscape this fall.

According to FEC reports filed late Tuesday, the RNC spent $167K on facilities for the 3-day meeting, which took place at a posh resort in Waikiki. That figure doesn't include rooms and office space for the party employees who staffed the meeting, which added up to at least another $90K.

Read the whole story at Hotline On Call

Around the Web

VIDEO: Daily Show mocks RNC's Hawaii retreat - The Hill's Blog ...

Eric Cantor rips RNC Hawaii conference - Jake Sherman - POLITICO.com

Pols in paradise: RNC in Hawaii - Jonathan Martin - POLITICO.com

Michael Steele Says RNC Hawaii Strategy Session Is 'Not A Vacation'

Steele was flying home from Hawaii during RNC-funded after party ...

At Republican National Committee meeting in Hawaii, Steele covers ...