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  Mastriano campaign spent thousands on buses ahead of D.C. insurrection
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Last EditedIndyGeorgia  Jan 13, 2021 09:51am
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AuthorKatie Meyer, Miles Bryan, & Ryan Briggs
News DateTuesday, January 12, 2021 11:00:00 PM UTC0:0
DescriptionCampaign finance records show that State Sen. Doug Mastriano’s campaign spent thousands of dollars on charter buses ahead of the Washington D.C. rally that ended with supporters of President Donald Trump violently storming the halls of Congress last week during an insurrection.

Mastriano (R-Franklin), rumored to be a future GOP gubernatorial candidate, has faced calls to resign for attending the rally. A review of the state senator’s campaign finance records shows that his committee paid $3,354 to Wolf’s Bus Lines in three installments for “bus reservations” about six days before Trump’s “Save America” rally.

The same week the payments were made, Mastriano posted an event on Facebook offering bus rides to D.C. on Jan. 6 — charging attendees $25 dollars for an adult and $10 for children.
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