Hoyer, Boehner Cost Taxpayers $35,000 for 2010 Breakfast, Lunch Mtgs.

By:  R. Cort Kirkwood
08/09/2011
       
Hoyer, Boehner Cost Taxpayers $35,000 for 2010 Breakfast, Lunch Mtgs.

Republicans and Democrats may be at loggerheads about the debt ceiling and what to cut from the budget, but they agree on one thing: It’s OK to bill the taxpayers for gourmet coffee, pricey pastries, and bottled water.

In 2010, CNSNews.com reports, then-House Majority Leader Steny Hoyer (D-Md.) and then House Minority Leader John Boehner (R-Ohio) spent nearly $35,000 at a bakery and coffee supplier to keep their hard-working staff members and colleagues refreshed and ready to go at a moment’s notice.

The conservative news service looked into the disbursement reports of the U.S. House of Representatives to get the data.
 

Republicans and Democrats may be at loggerheads about the debt ceiling and what to cut from the budget, but they agree on one thing: It’s OK to bill the taxpayers for gourmet coffee, pricey pastries, and bottled water.

In 2010, CNSNews.com reports, then-House Majority Leader Steny Hoyer (D-Md., pictured) and then House Minority Leader John Boehner (R-Ohio) spent nearly $35,000 at a bakery and coffee supplier to keep their hard-working staff members and colleagues refreshed and ready to go at a moment’s notice.

The conservative news service looked into the disbursement reports of the U.S. House of Representatives to get the data.

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